The Age of Innocence (Paperback)

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By Edith Wharton, Edibooks (Editor)
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The Age of Innocence centers on one society couple's impending marriage and the introduction of a scandalous woman whose presence threatens their happiness. Though the novel questions the assumptions and mores of turn of the century New York society, it never devolves into an outright condemnation of the institution. In fact, Wharton considered this novel an "apology" for the earlier, more brutal and critical, "The House of Mirth." Not to be overlooked is the author's attention to detailing the charms and customs of this caste.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781533159175
ISBN-10: 1533159173
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 9th, 2016
Pages: 294
Language: English