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'Edith Wharton is unique in the intimacy and sureness, not to mention the virile and satiric tone...' -- TLS
'Wharton's prose, with its menacing images of death and darkness, is superb...' -- IRISH TIMES --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students 14-18 years old in English-speaking classrooms. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
Edith Wharton filled her novels with a feeling of ruin, passion and restriction. People can fall in love, but rarely do things turn out well. Read morePublished on Aug. 3 2007 by EA Solinas
In a way, Edith Wharton was at her best in her novellas -- her stories are lean, taut and emotionally deep. Read morePublished on March 22 2007 by EA Solinas
That was what my 10th grade class called this novel when we had to wade through it. The plot, like so many of her stories, centers around an impossible love which ends without... Read morePublished on July 13 2004 by Michelle Owen West
While I appreciated the germane theme of "life is short -- so make the most of it," I did not, however, particularly appreciate the utter despondency and insufferable... Read morePublished on June 23 2004 by Chris Salzer
I believe this is one of if not the worst book ever writen. The stroy goes no where. It is the story of a sad man that does not teach us any thing useful. Read morePublished on June 3 2004 by j m
For a person who desires excitement, this book fails to give any. Set in the remote countryside of western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome explores the effects of isolation from society... Read morePublished on May 25 2004 by Cash Money
This book is the downer of the century. Just when you think something is going to happen BAM!!!! the book is over. I accidently finished the book. Thats pathetic! Read morePublished on April 23 2004 by Michael B. La Torre
In Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton , the world is simple, yet confusing. Throughout the book Ethan struggles with the forbidden love for Mattie, while also trying to love and support... Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2004 by Livia Kingan