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The Buccaneers by Edith Wharton

When I first told A Consoled Reader that I was going to read The Buccaneers next, he said, “I never could figure out why Edith Wharton wrote a book about pirates.” 1,013 more words


Livro: The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)

Passados alguns séculos, finalmente terminei mais um livro do Desafio. Foi necessário um carnaval para que finalmente passasse dos 50% em que estava presa há algum tempo. 561 more words


Ethan Frome

by Edith Wharton

5/5 stars

They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods.

I love Edith Wharton.

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Week 104: Vain Trifles

‘Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than merely to keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us’ (Virginia Woolf, … 1,034 more words

I chose to pick up Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford based mostly on the promise that it was Edith Wharton for the modern era. In college, Edith Wharton was my homegirl. 1,171 more words

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Three Things Thursday

One of my favorite things to write every week is Three Things Thursday, the purpose of which is to “share three things from the previous week that made you smile or laugh or appreciate the awesome of your life.” 507 more words

Three Things Thursday

Edith Wharton - The Custom of the Country,1913

Chapter 14

It was one of the distinctions of Mr. Claud Walsingham Popple that his studio was never too much encumbered with the attributes of his art to permit the installing, in one of its cushioned corners, of an elaborately furnished tea-table flanked by the most varied seductions in sandwiches and pastry. 697 more words

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