El ultimo recurso y otros relatos

El ultimo recurso y otros relatos

by Edith Wharton, Jose Luis Piquero
     
 

Showcasing the talent of one of the greatest novelists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this collection gathers five of Edith Wharton’s short stories. Jealous husbands, spinsters who have wasted away their lives, and bored ladies infatuated with money and aspirations populate these stories that range from moral drama to satire. Though she is

Overview

Showcasing the talent of one of the greatest novelists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this collection gathers five of Edith Wharton’s short stories. Jealous husbands, spinsters who have wasted away their lives, and bored ladies infatuated with money and aspirations populate these stories that range from moral drama to satire. Though she is primarily known for her novels, Wharton’s sense of humor and spirit still shine through in these shorter works.

Exhibiendo el talento de una de las grandes novelistas de finales del siglo XIX y principios del XX, esta colección reúne cinco de los cuentos de Edith Wharton. Maridos celosos, solteronas que han desperdiciado sus vidas y aburridas damas encaprichadas del dinero y las pretensiones protagonizan estas historias que van del drama moral a la sátira de costumbres. A pesar de ser conocida principalmente por sus novelas, Wharton luce de igual manera su sentido de humor y su espíritu en estas obras cortas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788492840304
Publisher:
Ediciones Robinbook
Publication date:
06/01/2013
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize–winning American novelist and short story writer. José Luis Piquero is a writer and a translator whose other translations include The Great Gatsby and This Side of Paradise.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 24, 1862
Date of Death:
August 11, 1937
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
Education:
Educated privately in New York and Europe

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