Wharton makes the reader care so much for Ethan and Mattie...and even feel the great sadness of Zeena's life.
The ending fits with the rest of the book and although it doesn't really surprise you, it doesn't make you feel cheated either.
Even though it was a shorter story I thought that the character were developed well and I thought the plot was very good.
Would you listen to Ethan Frome again? Why?
Yes, I would. This story is short enough to invest in the time to re hear it. Read more
For Christmas, I ordered an mp3 player (Library of Classics) that was pre-loaded with 100 works of classic literature in an audio format. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Steven M. Anthony
Before succumbing to an offer of ETHAN FROME for $3.00 in a used bookstore, I knew it only as the name of an American work of fiction from the nebulously distant past. Read morePublished 23 days ago by R. M. Peterson
Excellent read and first class writing as an art form. Very sad New England love story that captivated me entirely.Published 26 days ago by G. Savard
A book that gives you the feeling of the old time struggle with Ethan' s wife and his love interest, his wife's cousin....A really great book!!!Published 29 days ago by Shirleda