Born in 1862, during the Civil War, Edith Wharton broke away from her wealthy background. She travelled extensively in Europe, eventually settling in Paris. This biography delves into various aspects of Wharton's extraordinary life-story, shifting the emphasis towards Europe & placing her in her social context & her history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lauralkeet - LibraryThing
Edith Wharton is one of my favorite authors, so when I came across this biography in a used bookshop, I snapped it up. And then it sat on my shelves for over a decade. So much for my fan-girl ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stevetempo - LibraryThing
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