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The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence By Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton


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Summary

Widely regarded as one of Edith Wharton's greatest achievements, The Age of Innocence is not only subtly satirical, but also a sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners in its exploration of the 'eternal triangle' of love.

The Age of Innocence Summary

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Widely regarded as one of Edith Wharton's greatest achievements, The Age of Innocence is not only subtly satirical, but also a sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners in its exploration of the 'eternal triangle' of love. Set against the backdrop of upper-class New York society during the 1870s, the author's combination of powerful prose combined with a thoroughly researched and meticulous evocation of the manners and style of the period, has delighted readers since the novel's first publication in 1920.

In 1921 The Age of Innocence achieved a double distinction - it won the Pulitzer Prize and it was the first time this prestigious award had been won by a woman author.

Additional information

GOR000822841
9781853262104
1853262102
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
1994-07-05
256
Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1921
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