Ethan Frome & Summer (Paperback)

By Edith Wharton, Elizabeth Strout (Introduction by)
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This edition presents Wharton's two most controversial stories, which she considered inseperable, in one volume for the first time. Set in frigid New England, both deal with sexual awakening and appetite and their devastating consequences. This text includes newly commissioned notes.

About the Author


Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, known for such classics as The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and The Age of Innocence, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1921. A member of the New York elite, Wharton drew on her experiences as part of society to critique its inner workings and the conflict between personal desires and societal norms. Wharton died in 1937, leaving behind a rich literary legacy.

Elizabeth Strout is the author of four novels including the Pulitzer Prize winning Olive Kitteridge and, most recently, The Burgess Boys. She lives in New York.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375757280
ISBN-10: 0375757287
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: May 8th, 2001
Pages: 274
Language: English