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Review: ‘The Age of Innocence’ by Edith Wharton

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Title: The Age of Innocence Author: Edith Wharton Published: Virago, 1994, pp. 303 Genre: Modern classic Blurb:In the conformist, closed world of upper-class New York, Newland Archer anticipates his marriage to May Welland, a young girl “who knew nothing and expected everything”.  Into this ordered arrangement bursts May’s cousin Ellen, the mysterious and exotic Countess [...]