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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: London : Virago, 1982.
Series: Virago modern classic, no. 298.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the narrow, elitist world of upper-class New York, Newland Archer awaits his marriage to May Welland, a young girl 'who knew nothing and expected everything'. Into this potentially delicate situation bursts the mysterious and exotic Countess Olenska - on the run from an appallingly unhappy marriage. As she alternatively captivates and outrages New York society, Newland gradually finds his sympathy for the  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 086068069X 9780860680697 1844083500 9781844083503
OCLC Number: 880320941
Description: xii, 23 -303 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classic, no. 298.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; with a new introduction by Penelope Lively.

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'One of the best novels of the twentieth century' New York Times Review of Books 'A rich and powerful description of a vanished world' Penelope Lively 'There is no woman in American Read more...

 
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