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"April Showers" By Edith Wharton

“BUT Guy’s heart slept under the violets on Muriel’s grave.”

It was a beautiful ending; Theodora had seen girls cry over last chapters that weren’t half as pathetic. 3,702 more words

Short Story

The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton Review

Edith Wharton (originally Edith Jones) was born in 1872 in New York City, New York to an upper class family. Her marriage to Edward Wharton was an unhappy one that ended in divorce in1913. 1,367 more words

Classic Horror

Facing Trouble

“Look here…don’t let’s beat about the bush: half the trouble in life is caused by pretending there isn’t any.”

—Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth…

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Too many people

“Ah, don’t make love to me! Too many people have done that.”

— Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence



I have been rereading Edith Wharton’s Age of Innocence once again. This is one of my favourite novels of all time, and every time I pick it up, I find myself buying yellow roses and listening to Gounod’s Faust. 993 more words

Grill the graduate - Hannah Ladds - Masters Film Student

For us recent grads, it is a strange time. Whatever we’re up to – it’s new, it’s weird, and it’s different. Whilst the natural instinct may be to curl up into the foetal position hedgehog-style or weep over our slogan-adorned uni hoodies, I am determined for us all to talk about it. 1,105 more words