Tag Archives: Edith Wharton

Old New York
Edith Wharton

Old New York is a series of four thematically-linked novellas about old New York—Wharton’s literary bread and butter. It’s neither more nor less than what one, at this point in her career, had come to expect from Edith Wharton…

The House of Mirth
Edith Wharton

For those of you who thought I just plain didn’t like Edith Wharton, bow down before the might of this review, and beg for forgiveness! For, lo! I am a big fan of The House of Mirth…!

Ethan Frome
Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is about a man—Ethan Frome—who marries a woman whom, later on in life, he decides he doesn’t love. Thus, when he finds a younger, more attractive woman, he decides to cheat on his wife…

Summer
Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton, be thee warned: When I meet up with you in the afterlife, I’m going to challenge you to a game of ping pong, and I will not hold back…!

The Age of Innocence
Edith Wharton

Many questions come to mind when I try to write a review of this book. One question: Did I read this book? I know the answer is yes: It was for a class, and I own it. Another question: What on earth was it about? The answer is a bit fuzzy…