The Age of Innocence

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Hayes Barton Press, 2004 - Domestic fiction - 309 pages
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Newland Archer forsakes his love for Ellen Olenska to conform with the expectations of the Old New York upper class.
  

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What a great tragic love story! - LibraryThing
My favorite thing about this novel was the ending. - LibraryThing
The prose deserved more than this! - LibraryThing
Great story, sad ending. - LibraryThing
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... a lot. wharton's prose is beautiful. - LibraryThing

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For whatever reason I've recently read a bunch of novels concerning the politics of high society, though in significantly different settings. Balzac's PŤre Goriot satirized French high society, Proust ... Read full review

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It was my turn to pick out a book for Book Club - and I choose this one based a half remembered plot line from when I last read it in college. First, the book club members found it difficult, but ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
7
Section 3
20
Section 4
32
Section 5
36
Section 6
50
Section 7
57
Section 8
75
Section 12
101
Section 13
110
Section 14
126
Section 15
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Section 16
141
Section 17
158
Section 18
187
Section 19
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 20
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Section 21
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