The chaos began when the will arrived in the mail. It did not resemble a legal document. Was it junk mail?
And suddenly my life became a19th-century novel. In George Eliot’s Middlemarch and Tolstoy’s War and Peace, there are dramatic scenes in which relatives hover in sick rooms in hopes of inheriting wealth. Of course there is no actual money is to be had by this will, but a chimera can cause just as much trouble.
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