The House of Mirth

Descriere: Wharton’s first literary success, set amid fashionable New York society, reveals the hypocrisy and destructive effects of the city’s social circle on the character of Lily Bart. Impoverished but well-born, Lily must secure her future by acquiring a wealthy husband; but her downfall – initiated by a romantic indiscretion – results in gambling debts and social disasters.

  • Autori: Edith Wharton
  • Editura: Dover Publications
  • Anul aparitiei: 2002
  • ISBN: 9780486420493
  • Numar de pagini: 288
  • Categorie: Literature

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