The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth

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At twenty-nine, Lily Bart dazzles at New York balls and soirees, but she knows that her days as a fascinating beauty are numbered, as she has not yet found a husband. But when she is accused of an affair with a wealthy married man, Lily is set to lose her life of luxury, her stability, and any hopes for the future. Books that save lives come in one colour Choose ("Penguin Classics") Red, "Save Lives Penguin Classics" has partnered with (Product) Red to bring you our selection of some of the best books ever written. We will be contributing 50 per cent of the profits from the sale of ("Penguin Classics") Red editions to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. Now great books can help save lives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 18mm | 258.55g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0141194340
  • 9780141194349
  • 608,726

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About Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones on January 24, 1862, during the American Civil War. Wharton published her first short story in 1891; her first story collection, The Greater Inclination, in 1899; a novella called The Touchstone in 1900; and her first novel, a historical romance called The Valley of Decision, in 1902. The book that made Wharton famous was The House of Mirth, published in 1905. She died in 1937.
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