Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was an acclaimed chronicler and keen observer of privileged society, novelist, and short story writer. Her novel The Age of Innocence made her the first female Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction in 1921. She is the also the author of The House of Mirth and Ethan Frome.
Tales of Men and Ghosts (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)by Edith Wharton
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Published in 1910, this collection of ten short stories consists of "The Bolted Door," "His Father's Son," "The Daunt Diana," "The Debt," "Full Circle," "The Legend," "The Eyes," "The Blond Beast," "Afterward," and "The Letters." Ghost stories on the surface, these pieces also read as beautiful, in-depth character studies.
Meet the Author
- 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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The stories of men are moving and thought-provoking; the stories of ghosts are intriguing and chilling. And all the stories have just the right touch of suspense to keep you turning the pages, even as the night wears on way past your bedtime.
First of all i necissarly havent read this book from what i read from what it is about about it looks pretty interesting to all the ppl that says it sucks u suck
How do they expect to scare u if they dont even tri