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The Glimpses of the Moon
     

The Glimpses of the Moon

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by Edith Wharton
 

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The Glimpses of the Moon
Edith Wharton, pulitzer prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer (1862-1937)

This ebook presents «The Glimpses of the Moon», from Edith Wharton. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.

Table of Contents
-01- About this book
-02- PART I.

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The Glimpses of the Moon
Edith Wharton, pulitzer prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer (1862-1937)

This ebook presents «The Glimpses of the Moon», from Edith Wharton. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.

Table of Contents
-01- About this book
-02- PART I. THE GLIMPSES OF THE MOON
-03- PART II. THE GLIMPSES OF THE MOON
-04- PART III. THE GLIMPSES OF THE MOON

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148145097
Publisher:
The Perfect Library
Publication date:
01/10/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
697 KB

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Meet the Author

Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University. She died in France at the age of 75.

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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The glimpses of the moon 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read House of Mirth by Edith Wharton and liked it so much that I sought out another book by the same author. Glimpses of the Moon has a similar theme as House of Mirth - a central character craving a wealthy lifestyle but lacking the means to achieve it. However, this topic is treated with a lighter touch in Glimpses of the Moon than in House of Mirth. A subtle humor comes through in Glimpses of the Moon that is absent in House of Mirth. Susy Lansing, the central character, has a more positive outlook than Lily Bart in House of Mirth. Unlike Lily who is overwhelmed by her desires and the inability to achieve them, Susy is strong enough to look beyond her circumstances and discover what truly matters in life. The book kept me interested from beginning to end, because up until the last paragraph I did not know how it was going to turn out. It was a delight to read, and I recommend it highly. I love the novels of Edith Wharton and other classic women authors from the 19th and early 20th century because they are able to convey human desire, emotion and sensuality without the gratuitous sex that is unfortunately so central in most modern romance fiction.
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