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Ethan Frome / Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome, first published in 1911, ranks among one of Wharton’s best know novels. One reason for that, I suspect, is that the book is more a novella than a novel. 343 more words

Book Review

Ghost Stories Still Haunt the Modern Consciousness

One of my favorite authors, Edith Wharton loved ghost stories but feared she was seeing the demise of it as literary art form in her lifetime. 217 more words


Five Years!

Jane Austen’s letters, her novels Emma and Persuasion, the virtue of charity, the history of Nova Scotia, and the composition of Edith Wharton’s novel… 1,268 more words


The Perfect Novel for My Personality … and Yours!

Obsessed with Buzzfeed quizzes, I of course find Myers-Briggs types fascinating. Perhaps as a memoirist I’m always on the quest to know myself better. Or maybe it’s because I’m Greek. 355 more words

Jack Kerouac

A story doesn't really need more than atmosphere and detail

Now that I’ve gone through Edith Wharton and Henry James, I decided to venture into the Continent, so I started reading this Balzac short story collection. 292 more words


From 'True Detective' to Henry James, When Should We Give Up On a Story?

The best place to go to find an unfiltered critical take on today’s hottest novels is the book-oriented social network Goodreads. 880 more words