Review: The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton My rating: 5 of 5 stars The House of Mirth is an exquisite, classic tragedy. Wharton’s creation, Lily Bart, is among the truly honest, tragic heroines – driven by her best instincts and her highest ideals to make choices that lead to sink further into the mire of […]

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Review: The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton My rating: 5 of 5 stars A book of its time, brilliant exposé of the constraints of social order in the late 19th, early 20th Centuries, New York. Hard to imagine the willful entrapment within these constraints and the acceptance members of that society met the dictates. Wharton’s […]

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