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Ethan Frome

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1991.
Series: Dover thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Burdened by poverty and spiritually dulled by a loveless marriage to an older woman, Frome is emotionally stirred by the arrival of a youthful cousin who is employed as household help. Mattie's presence not only brightens a gloomy house but stirs long-dormant feelings in Ethan. Their growing love for one another, discovered by an embittered wife, presages an ending to this grim tale that is both shocking and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 0486266907 9780486266909
OCLC Number: 22596774
Description: ix, 77 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton.
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Burdened by poverty and spiritually dulled by a loveless marriage to an older woman, Frome is emotionally stirred by the arrival of a youthful cousin who is employed as household help. Mattie's presence not only brightens a gloomy house but stirs long-dormant feelings in Ethan. Their growing love for one another, discovered by an embittered wife, presages an ending to this grim tale that is both shocking and savagely ironic.

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