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Ethan Frome - Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome
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Tragic story of wasted lives, set against a bleak New England background. A poverty-stricken New England farmer, his ailing wife and a youthful housekeeper are drawn relentlessly into a deep-rooted domestic struggle in this hauntingly grim tale of thwarted love. Considered by many to be Wharton's... show more
Tragic story of wasted lives, set against a bleak New England background. A poverty-stricken New England farmer, his ailing wife and a youthful housekeeper are drawn relentlessly into a deep-rooted domestic struggle in this hauntingly grim tale of thwarted love. Considered by many to be Wharton's masterpiece.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486266909 (0486266907)
ASIN: 486266907
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 77
Edition language: English
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EpicFehlReader
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3.0 Review | Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Set against a bleak New England background, the novel tells of Frome, his ailing wife Zeena and her companion Mattie Silver, superbly delineating the characters of each as they are drawn relentlessly into a deep-rooted domestic struggle.Burdened by poverty and spiritually dulled by a loveless marria...
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
3.0 Ethan Frome
I'm not an Edith Wharton fan, but I enjoyed this. Nice ending.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
3.0 Ethan Frome
I'm not an Edith Wharton fan, but I enjoyed this. Nice ending.
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
I thought I knew how this book was going to end — tragically, of course, but I didn't know that Wharton would add an extra punch that hit me sideways and prevented the novel from being a typical tragic love story. At first I was only mildly impressed by the story and the characters, but that unexpec...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.0
In exquisitely beautiful language, Wharton constructs an austere, desperately sad rural love story. Ethan's aesthetic and ethical sensibilities let in a little light in this dark work.
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