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The age of innocence : with an introduction by Lionel Shriver

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: London : Vintage Classic, 2008.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Newland Archer, a young lawyer in upper-crust 1870's New York, becomes a victim of social expectations and restrictions when he becomes infatuated with his docile fiancee's nonconformist cousin, Countess Ellen Olenska.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 9780099511281 0099511282
OCLC Number: 227271204
Description: xvii, 308 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton.

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Newland Archer and May Welland are the perfect couple. He is a wealthy young lawyer and she is a lovely and sweet-natured girl. All seems set for success until the arrival of May's unconventional  Read more...
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"America's greatest woman novelist" Sunday Times "I love virtually all of Edith Wharton, but this one's my favourite... I admire her prose style, which is lucid, intelligent, and artful rather than Read more...

 
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