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The age of innocence

Author: Clare West; Gavin Reece; Edith Wharton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Series: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Simplified edView all editions and formats
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"Into the narrow social world of New York in the 1870s comes Countess Ellen Olenska, surrounded by shocked whispers about her failed marriage to a rich Polish Count. A woman who leaves her husband can never be accepted in polite society. Newland Archer is engaged to young May Welland, but the beautiful and mysterious Countess needs his help. He becomes her friend and defender, but friendship with an unhappy, lonely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Readers (Adult)
Romance fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare West; Gavin Reece; Edith Wharton
ISBN: 9780194792165 0194792161
OCLC Number: 776972400
Notes: "Stage 5 (1800 headwords)."--Half title page.
"Word count 24,820"--Page 4 of cover.
"First published in Oxford bookworms 2006"--Title page verso.
"A complete recording of this Bookworms edition of The age of innocence is available on audio CD."--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of Language Learner Literature Awards: Young Learners 2007.
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: A stranger in New York --
Newland has doubts --
The Countess causes trouble --
A second visit to the Countess --
May surprises Newland --
The wedding and beyond --
Newland in Boston --
The Beaufort scandal --
Ellen returns to New York --
Newland visits Paris.
Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Classics.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; retold by Clare West ; [illustrated by Gavin Reece].
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