The Custom of the Country

The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton


"Edith Wharton's most interesting achievement." -- Elizabeth Hardwick The customized of the rustic tells the tale of Undine Spragg, a Midwestern woman who makes an attempt to ascend in big apple urban society. it could actually be were the lynchpin that made Edith Wharton's occupation turn into the phenomenon that comes so simply to reminiscence throughout such a lot of a long time. Oh, it truly is of a material with all her paintings -- there is not any mistaking web page of her writing got here from her and never another individual -- yet on a definite point, this novel is a median ebook, and the meanness is warranted. The heroine (a lady named Undine Spragg, of all things!) is a spoiled heiress who makes her approach in existence by means of conquering one guy after one other after one other, relocating from the yankee heartland eastward first to manhattan, and finally to Paris.

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