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The Age of Innocence By Edith Wharton
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Edith Wharton observes that clever liars always come up with good stories to back up their fabrications, but that really clever liars don't bother to explain anything at all. This is the kind of... More > insight that makes The Age of Innocence so indispensable. Wharton's story of the upper classes of Old New York, and Newland Archer's impossible love for the disgraced Countess Olenska, is a perfectly wrought book about an era when upper-class culture in this country was still a mixture of American and European extracts, and when "society" had rules as rigid as any in history. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the novel.< Less
The Age of Innocence By Edith Wharton
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The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's 12th novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920.The Age of Innocence centers on an upper-class couple's impending... More > marriage, and the introduction of a woman plagued by scandal whose presence threatens their happiness. Though the novel questions the assumptions and morals of 1870s' New York society, it never devolves into an outright condemnation of the institution.< Less
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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Perhaps the best-known and most popular of Edith Wharton's novels, Ethan Frome is widely considered her masterpiece.A powerful tale of passion and loss—and the wretched consequences thereof... More > — Ethan Frome is one of American literature's great tragic love stories. The New York Times called Ethan Frome, "A compelling and haunting story."< Less
The Reef By Edith Wharton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edith Wharton (/ˈiːdɪθ... More > ˈhwɔːrtən/; born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humorous, incisive novels and short stories of social and psychological insight. She was well acquainted with many of her era's other literary and public figures, including Theodore Roosevelt.Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones to George Frederic Jones and Lucretia Stevens Rhinelander at their brownstone at 14 West Twenty-third Street in New York City. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Wharton< Less
Madame de Treymes By Edith Wharton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edith Wharton (/ˈiːdɪθ... More > ˈhwɔːrtən/; born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humorous, incisive novels and short stories of social and psychological insight. She was well acquainted with many of her era's other literary and public figures, including Theodore Roosevelt.Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones to George Frederic Jones and Lucretia Stevens Rhinelander at their brownstone at 14 West Twenty-third Street in New York City. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Wharton< Less
Sanctuary By Edith Wharton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edith Wharton en 1889, à 28 ans (photo de E. F.... More > Cooper)Œuvres principalesmodifier Edith Wharton, née Edith Newbold Jones à New York le 24 janvier 1862 et morte à Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt (Val-d'Oise) le 11 août 1937, est une romancière américaine.Edith Newbold Jones est le troisième enfant et la première fille de George Frederic et Lucretia Jones. Sa famille appartenait à la haute société new-yorkaise. Elle passe une partie de son enfance en Europe, à Paris d'abord, puis à Bad Wildbad en Allemagne et à Florence. Sa famille ne retourne à New York qu'en 1874. Dès son enfance, elle fait preuve d'une intelligence et d'une imagination exceptionnelles. Adolescente, elle écrit des poèmes et une nouvelle, Fast and Loose, achevée en 1877. Elle publie à compte d'auteur un recueil de poèmes, Verses, en 1878. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Wharton< Less
The Hermit and the Wild Woman, and Other Stories By Edith Wharton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edith Wharton en 1889, à 28 ans (photo de E. F.... More > Cooper)Œuvres principalesmodifier Edith Wharton, née Edith Newbold Jones à New York le 24 janvier 1862 et morte à Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt (Val-d'Oise) le 11 août 1937, est une romancière américaine.Edith Newbold Jones est le troisième enfant et la première fille de George Frederic et Lucretia Jones. Sa famille appartenait à la haute société new-yorkaise. Elle passe une partie de son enfance en Europe, à Paris d'abord, puis à Bad Wildbad en Allemagne et à Florence. Sa famille ne retourne à New York qu'en 1874. Dès son enfance, elle fait preuve d'une intelligence et d'une imagination exceptionnelles. Adolescente, elle écrit des poèmes et une nouvelle, Fast and Loose, achevée en 1877. Elle publie à compte d'auteur un recueil de poèmes, Verses, en 1878. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Wharton< Less
Summer By Edith Wharton
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Tired of small text? Tired of small books? This high quality book called: Summer By: Edith Wharton features a large 12pt font and high quality typesetting. Moreover it is 6"x9" in... More > dimensions.< Less
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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Perhaps the best-known and most popular of Edith Wharton's novels, 'Ethan Frome' is widely considered her masterpiece. The eponymous Ethan Frome lives in a typical New England village where he makes... More > a living out of his stony farm and exists at odds with his wife Zeena, a whining hypochondriac. When Mattie, Zeena’s cousin, comes to live with them, love develops between her and Ethan. They try to end their hapless romance by steering a bobsled into a tree; but both end up disabled, tied to a long life of despair with Zeena. Zeena, however, is transformed into a devoted nurse while Mattie becomes the nagging invalid.< Less
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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Perhaps the best-known and most popular of Edith Wharton's novels, 'Ethan Frome' is widely considered her masterpiece. The eponymous Ethan Frome lives in a typical New England village where he makes... More > a living out of his stony farm and exists at odds with his wife Zeena, a whining hypochondriac. When Mattie, Zeena’s cousin, comes to live with them, love develops between her and Ethan. They try to end their hapless romance by steering a bobsled into a tree; but both end up disabled, tied to a long life of despair with Zeena. Zeena, however, is transformed into a devoted nurse while Mattie becomes the nagging invalid.< Less

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