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The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
The House of Mirth
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780553213201 (0553213202)
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Pages no: 431
Edition language: English
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Merle rated it
4.5 The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
This is a well-written, engaging classic with complex characters and psychological insight, though a depressingly predictable story. Published in 1905 and set in the wealthy New York society of the late nineteenth century, this feels in many ways like a 19th century British novel, populated by indep...
mybookjournal rated it
4.0 The House of Mirth
This was a rather depressing novel than I thought it would be. The story is extremely melancholic from the beginning till the very end. Though the story here moves at a snail's pace but it is compensated by beautiful writing!Lily Bart the protagonist is one of the most complicated character I have e...
Bloodorange rated it
5.0 The House of Mirth
I read this book calmly , but grimly, since at some point, after another frustrating event, I googled the ending and I found this text, among others - an interesting read), and overall would give this book 4 stars - simply because it is not as excellent narration- and scope-wise as The Age of Innoce...
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5.0 1905: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Completely amazing. Upon finishing the book earlier this year, I wrote the above fragment. After I had a chance to digest the book, I posted a review of it in various other places, which I am now posting here. I want to elaborate on why I found this book to be completely amazing. This was onl...
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