The Age of Innocence

Paperback | March 4, 2008

byEdith Wharton

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Newland Archer and May Welland are the perfect couple, and all seems set for success, until the arrival of May’s unconventional cousin Ellen Olenska, who returns from Europe without her husband and proceeds to shake up polite New York society. To Newland, she is a breath of fresh air and a free-spirit, but the bond that develops between them threatens his relationship with May.

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Newland Archer and May Welland are the perfect couple, and all seems set for success, until the arrival of May’s unconventional cousin Ellen Olenska, who returns from Europe without her husband and proceeds to shake up polite New York society. To Newland, she is a breath of fresh air and a free-spirit, but the bond that develops betwee...

Edith Wharton was a woman of extreme contrasts; brought up to be a leisured aristocrat, she was also dedicated to her career as a writer. She wrote novels of manners about the old New York society from which she came, but her attitude was consistently critical. Her irony and her satiric touches, as well as her insight into human charac...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.75 × 5.06 × 0.83 inPublished:March 4, 2008Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099511282

ISBN - 13:9780099511281

Appropriate for ages: 14

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