Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones, January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Many of Wharton's novels are characterized by a subtle use of dramatic irony. Having grown up in upper-class pre-World War I society, Wharton became one of its most astute critics, in such works as The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence. In addition to writing several respected novels, Wharton produced a wealth of short stories and is particularly well regarded for her ghost stories.


Ethan Frome

Ethan FromeAuthor: Edith Wharton 
Price: $0.99 (ePub Edition) 
ISBN: 978-1-935702-20-7
Published: April 8, 2013 
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In this tragic story set on a bleak New England farm, a poverty-stricken man named Ethan Frome has resigned himself to a wasted existence. Duty binds him to a woman he cannot love, and he is haunted by a past that is full of missed opportunities. But when his ailing wife’s orphaned cousin, Mattie Silver, arrives, his hopes are rekindled, and the three are drawn relentlessly into a heartbreaking domestic struggle.