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"Beautifully produced, this may well become the standard reading text."--E.N. Feltskog, University of Wisconsin
An historic novel of the vagabond life of a poor relation in early twentieth century. Well done but almost unbearable to read.Published 1 day ago by Richa
There was nothing mirthful about this book. She was a product of her time and culture. It was a prison.I like the book, beautifully written, I'm glad I read it.Published 1 month ago by Diane Seguine
Wonderful novel by Edith Wharton. Lily Bart is an unforgettable character~ I love this book. It is such a joy to read~ you feel you are in
those gilded rooms with the... Read more
I love all Wharton's stories, this one included. She captures the stripped down essence of New York high society at the turn of the century better than anyone and lays bare the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kindle Customer
While I deplore the endless discussions about which is THE "Great American Novel", this should be on the list of them- written near the turn of the twentieth century, it... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Christopher Andrews