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Summer

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Informationen zum Autor Edith Wharton was born into a wealthy New York family in 1862, during the American Civil War. She married at twenty-three, and subsequently divided her time between homes in New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The House of Mirth , perhaps her most famous work, appeared in 1905, and was followed by Ethan Frome , The Custom of the Country , Summer and The Age of Innocence . Wharton was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She died in 1937. Klappentext Introducing Little Clothbound Classics: irresistible, mini editions of short stories, novellas and essays from the world's greatest writers, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith Celebrating the range and diversity of Penguin Classics, they take us from snowy Japan to springtime Vienna, from haunted New England to a sun-drenched Mediterranean island, and from a game of chess on the ocean to a love story on the moon. Beautifully designed and printed, these collectible editions are bound in colourful, tactile cloth and stamped with foil. A novella regarded by Edith Wharton as one of her very best, Summer tells the tale of forbidden sexual passion and thwarted dreams set against the backdrop of a lush summer in rural Massachusetts. A sensation on first publication, its honest depiction of a young woman attempting to live on her own terms remains as vital today as it was in 1917. Zusammenfassung Introducing Little Clothbound Classics: irresistible, mini editions of short stories, novellas and essays from the world's greatest writers, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith Celebrating the range and diversity of Penguin Classics, they take us from snowy Japan to springtime Vienna, from haunted New England to a sun-drenched Mediterranean island, and from a game of chess on the ocean to a love story on the moon. Beautifully designed and printed, these collectible editions are bound in colourful, tactile cloth and stamped with foil. A novella regarded by Edith Wharton as one of her very best, Summer tells the tale of forbidden sexual passion and thwarted dreams set against the backdrop of a lush summer in rural Massachusetts. A sensation on first publication, its honest depiction of a young woman attempting to live on her own terms remains as vital today as it was in 1917. ...

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Authors Coralie Bickford-Smith, Edith Wharton
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 25.05.2023
 
EAN 9780241630815
ISBN 978-0-241-63081-5
No. of pages 240
Dimensions 114 mm x 167 mm x 25 mm
Series Little Clothbound Classics
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

FICTION / Coming of Age, Narrative theme: Coming of age, c 1910 to c 1919, Narrative theme: Love and relationships, US Northeast: New England

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