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The Glimpses Of The Moon - Edith Wharton
The Glimpses Of The Moon
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Set in the 1920s, The Glimpses of the Moon details the romantic misadventures of Nick Lansing and Susy Branch, a couple with the right connections but not much in the way of funds. They devise a shrewd bargain: they'll marry and spend a year or so sponging off their wealthy friends, honeymooning... show more
Set in the 1920s, The Glimpses of the Moon details the romantic misadventures of Nick Lansing and Susy Branch, a couple with the right connections but not much in the way of funds. They devise a shrewd bargain: they'll marry and spend a year or so sponging off their wealthy friends, honeymooning in their mansions and villas.How their plan unfolds is a comedy of eros that w
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780684196930 (068419693X)
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Pages no: 297
Edition language: English
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Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it
4.0 First book of the year!
Published in 1922, this was Wharton's last completed novel. It is also my fifth Wharton - I've previously read The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, The Custom of the Country and Summer.There is something about Wharton that pierces me to my very soul. Glimpses of the Moon was no exception to tha...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The Glimpses Of The Moon
Susy and Nick belong to the moneyed, leisure class - the jet set of their era - the problem is that their family's left them no money. After years of hanging on in their own way on the fringe of this crowd, the two decide for a bold experiment - to marry each other, without money, and to live on the...
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