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Review: Edith Wharton

User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

This book is more suited for a Wharton scholar than for the average reader. I read about a third of the book. There are far too many references to specific Italian gardens, specific individuals whom ... Read full review

Review: Edith Wharton

User Review  - Christopher H. - Goodreads

I know that some readers grouse about Lee's description of Wharton's love of gardening and architecture, but what the hell, this was part-and-parcel of Edith Wharton's life, and was reflected ... Read full review

Review: Edith Wharton

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Let's say 3 1/2 stars. An exhaustive biography, structured chronologically, but also thematically, which allows for richness of detail about the passionately driven Wharton's life and works. Lee's ... Read full review

Review: Edith Wharton

User Review  - Rodney Welch - Goodreads

Wharton herself would surely appreciate the craft and fastidious comprehensiveness of this book, which mirrors her own approach to art and life. It does go overboard just a little, such as when Lee ... Read full review

Review: Edith Wharton

User Review  - Harry - Goodreads

Highly recommended for all lovers of Edith Wharton...so much about her and how she lived...Hermione Lee does a masterly job in connecting the dots of her life with her works...I had read two of her ... Read full review

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