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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: London, Eng. : Virago, ©2000.
Series: Virago modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 086068069X 9780860680697
OCLC Number: 50797564
Description: xii, 303 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; introduction by Penelope Lively.

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An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence.

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