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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Virago, 2006.
Series: Virago Modern Classics, 298
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Age of Innocence' is a love story, and a minute dissection of old New York society in the 1870s. Newland Archer, Wharton's protagonist, is a thorough product of this society; he accepts its standards and abides by its rules, but he also recognizes its limitations.
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Genre/Form: Classic novel
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 9781844083503 1844083500
OCLC Number: 852003677
Description: 303 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago Modern Classics, 298
Responsibility: edited by Edith Wharton.

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The Age of Innocence' is widely considered to be Edith Wharton's finest novel. It is is also a major film directed by Martin Scorsese.  Read more...

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