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The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
The House of Mirth
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Format: kindle
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
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Calyre rated it
La lumière que Mrs. Fisher projetait sur la situation était comme une matinée d'hiver limpide, mais morne. Elle dessinait les faits avec une froide précision que ne modifiaient ni ombre ni couleur, comme réfractée par une clôture de murs nus: Mrs. Fisher avait ouvert les fenêtres par lesquelles aucu...
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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