Sanctuaryby Edith Wharton
Sanctuary is a short novel that tells the story of Kate
Edith Wharton was a prominent American author in the early 20th century. Wharton won the Pulitzer Prize and was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature on 3 different occasions. Wharton's writing was notable for its wit and psychological insight, especially when commenting on the American upper class.
Sanctuary is a short novel that tells the story of Kate Orme who seems to have the perfect life with a wealthy husband and a young son. However, Kate soon learns that all is not as it once seemed.
"A striking little book, striking in its simplicity and penetration, its passion and restraint."—Times Literary Supplement
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Meet the Author
Edith Wharton (1862-1937) is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, including The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, and The House of Mirth.
- 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
- Educated privately in New York and Europe
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