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Review of Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth, published in 1905, is Edith Wharton's first major work of fiction, and it established her reputation as a brilliant novelist and harsh critic of her society. Because I came to it after reading The Age of Innocence, which shows Wharton at the height of her power, I can't help giving Mirth four stars, where Innocence rated five.  Read More 
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Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence

The Age of InnocenceThe Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


If you plan to read this book and you haven't seen the 1993 movie with Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Winona Ryder--keep it that way!  Read More 
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