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  • Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humourous and incisive novels and ...


  • Acclaimed biographer Hermione Lee presents four “remarkable and surprising” books that collectively capture World War I and the Jazz Age through the eyes of one of our greatest novelists. Edith Wharton achieved the height of her critical and popu...


  • Ten ghostly tales of the Gilded Age from one of America's finest writers -- Edith Wharton (1862-1937), author of "The Age of Innocence," winner of the 1920 Pulitzer Prize. "Wharton's graceful sentences create dramatic, populous tableaux and peel back...


  • A pair of elderly New York socialites, Anson Warley and Evelina Jasper, reveal the tragedy of the decay that comes with old age. Believing that they are sharing an extravagant meal at a busy dinner party, Anson and Evelina relive a night from their y...






  • " ...]irrelevance, of littleness, of childish bravado, in sitting there puffing my cigarette-smoke into the face of such a past. I knew nothing of the history of Kerfol-I was new to Brittany, and Lanrivain had never mentioned the name to me till the ...






  • Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combine...


  • Immerse yourself in the lives of the social elite with Edith Wharton’s timeless stories. The Selected Novels of Edith Wharton includes the best-known of the author’s works: The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and Madame de Trey...


  • * A fantastic collection of Edith Wharton's best-known novels in one superb digital edition.* Contents:- The House of Mirth- The Reef- The Custom of the Country- The Age of Innocence* Just as accessible and enjoyable for today's readers as they would...


  • The Angel at the Grave is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel ...


  • The Confessional is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Priz...


  • "Copy" A Dialogue is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize...


  • The Duchess at Prayer is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel P...


  • A Journey is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Lite...


  • The Letters is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Li...


  • The Moving Finger is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize...


  • The Pot-Boiler is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize ...



  • The Verdict is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in ...


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  • Stilling, that night after dinner, had surpassed himself. He always did, Wrayford reflected, when the small fry from Highfield came to dine. He, Cobham Stilling, who had to find his bearings and keep to his level in the big heedless ironic world of N...


  • In 1921, Edith Wharton became the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize, earning the award for The Age of Innocence. But Wharton also wrote several other novels, as well as poems and short stories that made her not only famous but popular among her con...


  • It was clear that the sleigh from Weymore had not come; and the shivering young traveller from Boston, who had counted on jumping into it when he left the train at Northridge Junction, found himself standing alone on the open platform, exposed to the...


  • Edith Newbold Jones was born in New York on January 24, 1862. Born into wealth, this background of privilege gave her a wealth of experience to eventually, after several false starts, produce many works based on it culminating in her Pulitzer Prize...


  • In 1921, Edith Wharton became the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize, earning the award for" The Age of Innocence." But Wharton also wrote several other novels, as well as poems and short stories that made her not only famous but popular among her c...






  • The "as usual" was his own qualification of the act; a convenient way of bridging the interval-in days and other sequences-that lay between this visit and the last. It was characteristic of him that he instinctively excluded his call two days earlier...


  • The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton Part One KERFOL MRS. MANSTEY'S VIEW THE BOLTED DOOR THE DILETTANTE THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD HAND Part Two AFTERWAR THE FULNESS OF LIFE A VENETIAN NIGHT'S ENTERTAINMENT XINGU THE VERDICT THE RECKONING Edith W...


  • On the 30th of July, 1914, motoring north from Poitiers, we had lunched somewhere by the roadside under apple-trees on the edge of a field. Other fields stretched away on our right and left to a border of woodland and a village steeple. All around wa...


  • At last even these dim sensations spent themselves in the thickening obscurity which enveloped her; a dusk now filled with pale geometric roses, circling softly, interminably before her, now darkened to a uniform blue-blackness, the hue of a summer n...


  • In the very next enclosure did not a magnolia open its hard white flowers against the watery blue of April? And was there not, a little way down the line, a fence foamed over every May be lilac waves of wistaria? Farther still, a horse-chestnut lifte...


  • The World Over was Wharton's last collection of stories, and typifies her elegant style and a feminist perspective that was ahead of its time. The collection includes one of her best-loved stories Roman Fever, which features two middle-aged American ...




  • Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. She grew up in upper-class pre-WWI society and many of her stories critique this culture, using subtle irony. Here and Beyond was written in 1926 and ...


  • Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humourous and incisive novels and ...


  • Edith Wharton was an American novelist, poet and short story writer whose works display her mastery over the realistic fiction genre. Although she grew up in a world of refined manners and fashionable people, she was also aware of its superficiality,...


  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Ther...


  • Edith Wharton was an American novelist, poet and short story writer whose works exhibit a mastery over the realistic fiction genre. Although she grew up in a world of refined manners and fashionable people, she was also aware of its superficiality, a...



  • The Hermit and the Wild Woman is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for t...


  • Ironies upon ironies unfold as two kindred writers (in life as well as art) and masters of the short story dance along the border between reality and appearance. Wharton explores the secret love of a woman for her illegitimate daughter, whom her marr...


  • A novella of love and adultery, American innocence and French sophistication, Madame de Treymes is the story of Fanny de Malrive's attempt to extricate herself and her son from an unhappy marriage....



  • Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humourous and incisive novels and ...


  • I left my light burning all night, as he had predicted; but it was chiefly because, till near dawn, I was absorbed in my reading. The account of the trial of Anne de Cornault, wife of the lord of Kerfol, was long and closely printed. It was, as my fr...






  • With eight outstanding ghost stories, this collection highlights Edith Wharton's ability to switch genres seemingly without effort. The same literary genius evident in her best known works such as The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, and The House of M...


  • A New York Review Books Original Edith Wharton wrote about New York as only a native can. Her Manhattan is a city of well-appointed drawing rooms, hansoms and broughams, all-night cotillions, and resplendent Fifth Avenue flats. Bishops' nieces ming...


  • Four stories writtenby the great American fiction writer Edith Wharton and read byterrific actors, includingMaria Tucciand Kathleen Chalfant, make up thistwo-CD set, recorded live at The Mount, Wharton's house and gardens which she designed and built...


  • Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist. Bunner Sisters is a novel about the life of two women, who owned a shop called Bunner Sisters in New York, "in the days when New York's traffic moved at the pace of the drooping horse...


  • As her marriage to an eminent and wealthy bachelor approaches, Kate Orme should feel nothing but bliss. But when she learns of Denis's guilty secret, she becomes painfully aware of her fiancé's flawed morality. Determined that no child of hers shoul...




  • Combining two volumes of Wharton's short stories in a brand new edition, this outstanding selection is the most comprehensive available. Although Edith Wharton is best known for her novels The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth, this extensive c...


  • EDITH WHARTON (1862-1937) was one of the most remarkable women of her time, and her immense commercial and critical success-most notably with her novel 'The Age of Innocense' (1920), which won a Pulitzer Prize-have long overshadowed her small but dis...


  • Library of America presents the first volume in a landmark two-volume collector's edition of the incomparable stories of an American master. Born into an upper-class New York family, Edith Wharton broke with convention and became a professional wri...


  • Over the course of a long and astonishingly productive literary career that stretched from the early 1890s to just before World War II, Edith Wharton published nearly a dozen story collections, leaving a body of work as various as it is enduring. Wit...


  • Out of print for several decades, here is Edith Wharton's superb satirical novel of the Jazz Age, a critically praised best-seller when it was first published in 1927. Sex, drugs, work, money, infatuation with the occult and spiritual healing -- thes...


  • A rare work of nonfiction from Edith Wharton, The Writing of Fiction contains brilliant advice on writing from the first woman ever to win a Pulitzer Prize -- for her first novel The Age of Innocence. In The Writing of Fiction, Wharton provides gene...


  • Diagnosed with typhoid fever at age of nine, Edith Wharton was beginning a long convalescence when she was given a book of ghost tales to read. Not only setting back her recovery, this reading opened up her fevered imagination to "a world haunted by ...


  • Opening on the French Riviera among a motley community of American expatriates, The Mother's Recompense tells the story of Kate Clephane and her reluctant return to New York society after being exiled years before for abandoning her husband and infan...


  • Four best-selling novels that capture World War I and the Jazz Age through the eyes of one of America’s greatest writers.After winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1921 for The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton published four novels that brought her signat...


  • She stayed there for a long time, in the hypnotized contemplation, not of Mrs. Cope's present, but of her own past. Gannett, early that morning, had gone off on a long walk--he had fallen into the habit of taking these mountain tramps with various fe...


  • First published in 1919, this detailed account of the author's journey through Morocco following World War I shares Wharton's observations on local customs and lifestyles, Moroccan history, cities, and more. Reprint....


  • Set in Paris, Wharton's 1907 novel explores the theme she and Henry James so often examined; the conflict between American innocence and corrupt Europe. Inside This Book (Learn More) Browse and search another edition of this book. Browse Sample Pages...


  • The four novellas collected here, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Age of Innocence , brilliantly capture New York of the 1840s, '50s, '60s, and '70s. Originally published in 1924, this outstanding quartet includes False Dawn , about a r...


  • Although Edith Wharton is usually identified with the "old New York" of such masterworks as The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth, she spent ten years living and writing in New England, a setting that appears in two novels, a novella, and fully...



  • Two New York society folks, Susy Branch and Nick Lansing, decide to marry -- for business reasons, as it were. They're in love, all right, but neither of them has enough money to live life the way they think it ought to be lived. They'll get married,...


  • Ethan Frome is set in the fictional New England town of Starkfield, where a visiting engineer tells the story of his encounter with Ethan Frome, a man with a history of thwarted dreams and desires. The accumulated longing of Frome ends in an ironic t...



  • Tired of being shuttled back and forth among their parents, seven stepbrothers and stepsisters find an ally and protector in Martin Boyne, the forty-six-year-old bachelor in love with the children's fifteen-year-old sister...


  • Collected in this Library of America volume are no fewer than six of the works of Edith Wharton: novels, novellas, and her renowned autobiography, A Backward Glance. Together they represent nearly a quarter century in the productive life of one of t...




  • Edith Wharton’s full and glamorous life bridged the literary worlds of two continents and two centuries. Born in 1862 into an exclusive New York society against whose rigid codes of behavior she often rebelled, she lived to regret the passing of th...



  • One might not expect a woman of Edith Wharton's literary stature to be a believer of ghost stories, much less be frightened by them, but as she admits in her postscript to this spine-tingling collection, "...till I was twenty-seven or -eight, I could...


  • While visiting Rome with their daughters, two middle-aged women reminisce about their romantic rivalry for the dashing Delphin Slade. Although Mrs. Slade admits to falsifying the letter that led to her eventual marriage to Slade, Mrs. Ansley holds he...


  • The Gilded Age. .The Age of Innocence. Somewhere in this book, Wharton observes that clever liars always come up with good stories to back up their fabrications, but that really clever liars don't bother to explain anything at all. This is the ki...


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    'She had been fashioned to adorn and delight.' Since its publication in 1905 The House of Mirth has commanded attention for the sharpness of Wharton's observations and the power of her style. Its heroine, Lily Bart, is beautiful, poor, and unmarri...


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    Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She combined her insider s view of America s privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humourous and incisive novels and ...


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    Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humourous and incisive novels and ...


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    Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humourous and incisive novels and ...


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    Good God -- as if he were likely to forget it He re-lived it all now in a drowning flash: the persistent rejection of the play, his sudden resolve to put it on at his own cost, to spend ten thousand dollars of his inheritance on testing his chance o...


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    First published in Scribner's Magazine in 1915, Edith Wharton's Coming Home is a short story of seven chapters that centers around the life of a French man named Jean de Rchamp during the war. The story is narrated in the first-personal pronoun and b...


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    Born into the hoi polloi of New York society in 1862, Edith Wharton married in 1885, and that marriage was a disappointment -- she may well have been born and bred to be a society wife, but she was a woman with talent, and it was a talent that would ...


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    Edith Wharton was born and bred to be a society wife, but in that she was a dismal failure: her marriage was pure misery, and in time the Whartons parted. As a writer, though, she was an incredible success -- she had real insight into the people arou...


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    This early work by Edith Wharton was originally published in 1933. 'Human Nature' is a collection of short stories. Edith Wharton was born in New York City in 1862. Her family were extremely wealthy, and during her youth she was provided private tuit...


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    Oh, yes, you can. That's my reason for asking you. You see, I really can't help Magraw much. It takes a woman to give a man a start. Aline will say, 'Oh, bring him, if you choose' -- but when he comes she won't take any notice of him, or introduce hi...


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    Halston Merrick, a once vibrant and adventurous young man, has settled into a mundane life of conformity in his middle years. Upon meeting up with an old friend after a twelve year absence, Merrick reveals his history in the years since his friend kn...


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    The Marne is named after the critical French battles along the Marne River during the First World War. Troy Belknap, is a wealthy American whose family is enjoying their annual summer visit to France when the Germans invade. Troy's tutor and close fr...


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    Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The Marne A Tale of the War. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published editio...


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    The Recovery is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in L...


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    When she was young, Anna Summers married a wealthy American named Fraser Leath, whose one real passion was his collection of snuffboxes. Really! Wouldn't you just know how well that'd work out? And then Mr. Snuffbox snuffs it, and Anna runs into an o...


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    His sabbatical in Europe cut abruptly short by the opening hostilities of the First World War, Charlie Durand, a professor of romance languages, finds himself caught up with a wave of Belgian refugees fleeing to London. Rescued, as it were, by Audrey...


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    Inspired by a young man Edith Wharton met during her warrelief work in France, A Son at the Front (1923) opensin Paris on July 30, 1914, as Europe totters on thebrink of war. Expatriate American painter JohnCampton, whose only son George, having been...


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    The Touchstone was Edith Wharton's first published novella, and it's spare, perhaps even underwritten. Even so, this Faustian tale of a man who stoops to publish love letters for money has mesmerizing, even dangerous qualities -- it has betrayals, gr...


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    The Valley of Decision is set in eighteenth-century Italy. Here Wharton pits folks inspired by the antireligious thoughts of Rousseau and Voltaire against the orthodox leaders of the day. Soon enough Wharton's night-constant theme comes through: this...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    Modern readers will love this edition of Edith Wharton's classic short story "XINGU." Edith Wharton's popular classic short story XINGU and her essay THE VICE OF READING, plus a Reader's Discussion Guide all in one provides a unique edition that offe...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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