Edith Wharton

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American novelist, short story writer, playwright, and designer.
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    Wharton's fear of the supernatural is palpable in this collection of uncanny tales!
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    A collection of her early shorts and poems -— with the added bonus of a biography.
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    Seven tales that immerse the reader firmly among America's upper echelons during the Gilded Age.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    The horrors of the First World War are visceral in this tale of one man's journey home.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    In a marked departure from fiction, Wharton, accompanied by architect Ogden Codman, offer her insight and advice into how houses should look -— inside and out.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    While the title is pretty self-explanatory, also featured here is an intriguing description of wounded dog's attempt to cross New York's Fifth Avenue.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    A most telling travelogue detailing Wharton's travels in North Africa's cities and desert landscapes.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    An intriguing tale of betrayal, authorship, love, and death — through the eyes of a morally questionable lawyer.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    Wharton's classic tale of love in a cold climate.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    Two devoted siblings strive to make ends meet with each other's help and support. Until, one day, a mysterious stranger enters the frame.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    Set in Italy during the French Revolution, this tale of a newly-minted duke balancing his liberal views with family expectations still resonates today.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    Perhaps Wharton's best known work, 'The House of Mirth' began life as a magazine serial before it became a fully-fledged book.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    Wharton's look at divisive topics such as euthanasia, divorce, the problems of labor, industrial conditions, and professions for women, may have divided public opinion, but they certainly helped cement her reputation for fearlessness.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfEdith Wharton2 years ago
    Something of a 'piece de resistance' for Wharton, 'The Age of Innocence' documents the upper echelons of New York society -— and had publishers falling over themselves to get her attention.
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