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A new Englander of humble origins, Charity Royall is swept into a torrid love affair with an artistically inclined young man from New York City, but her dreams of a future with him are thwarted.
A... More > bold, provocative work, 'Summer' was an immediate sensation when first published in 1917 and still stands as one of Wharton's greatest achievements.< Less
Summer is a novel by Edith Wharton published in 1917 by Charles Scribner's Sons.
The story is one of only two novels to be set in New England by Wharton, who was best known for her portrayals of... More > upper-class New York society. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, Charity Royall, and her cruel treatment by the father of her child, and shares many plot similarities with Wharton's better-known novel, Ethan Frome. Only moderately well received when originally published, Summer has had a resurgence in critical popularity since the 1960s.
Eighteen-year-old Charity Royall is bored with life in the small town of North Dormer. She is a librarian and ward of North Dormer’s premier citizen, Lawyer Royall. While working at the library, Charity meets visiting architect Lucius Harney.
Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer.< Less
Founded in 2008 Roo Records Music has been specialising in the publication of fun and educational pieces of music, written for the young and young at heart.
Writing music for individual instruments... More > as well as ensembles of all shapes and sizes, Roo Records Music has been working hard to bridge the musical gap between pre and post grade 1 standard players.
Roo Records Music also publishes pieces for later grades that still retain the element of fun and education that is important for playing music.
Specialising in woodwind and piano pieces, Roo Records Music has seen many premiers of its publications and is set to release many new titles later this year.
Summer Calypso is a fun and light-hearted introduction into Calypso style music.< Less