Publish date: July 5th 1995
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
Edition language: English
The St. George and Elmsworth families are *new money* and looking for brighter prospects for their daughters in the marriage market so they hie off to England looking for Dukes and Earl with aging homes in need repairs that only cold hard cash can bring them. The young ladies make their splash, make...
Hmm…part of me will always wonder how Wharton would have really ended this novel. Mainwaring’s ending is fine; you can certainly get a sense of Wharton’s essence, especially through the characterization of Miss Testvalley. But truthfully, the ending is choppy and episodic when compared to the first ...
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