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 (1862-1937), the author of such classics as "The Age of Innocence", "The House of Mirth", and "The Custom of the Country", is best known for her "society novels," in which she analyzed the changing scene of fashionable American life in contrast to that of Old Europe.

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