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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User Review  - katiekrug - LibraryThing

I wanted to like The Awakening, I really did. As a strong, independent woman, I know it is my duty to celebrate others like me, whether real or fictional. But good Lord, Edna Pontellier has got to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - jackichan - LibraryThing

I found the more I read of The Awakening the more I got into it. The last few chapters were rather enjoyable. A classic feminist text, worth the effort if you are interested in the cause. Read full review

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