The Awakening

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Forgotten Books, 1899 - Adultery - 303 pages
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Edna Pontellier, a young married woman with two small children, gradually awakens -- to her individuality and sexuality -- and experiences love outside of her passionless marriage.

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Loved the style of writing, lyrical language. - Goodreads
The prose is stunning and the story moving and sad. - Goodreads
... my favorite happy unhappy ending of lit'r'ture. - Goodreads
I thoroughly enjoyed the writing. - Goodreads
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Review: The Awakening and Selected Stories

User Review  - Jade Lougee - Goodreads

I loved it. Even in her moderist sphere, Chopin has the ability to shoot to the heart of the matter. Her portrayal of the trapped woman longing to break free at any cost is riveting and spot on. Read full review

Review: The Awakening and Selected Stories

User Review  - Harriet - Goodreads

This was a revelation. It's uncanny to think this was written in the 1890's. She is a beautiful writer and the novella was fascinating. To think that women are still held back from what they truly ... Read full review

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