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ISBN: 184408292X / ISBN-13: 9781844082926

The Children

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A bestseller when it was first published in 1928, Edith Wharton's The Children is a comic, bittersweet novel about the misadventures of a bachelor ... Show synopsis

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  • The Children (Virago Press (UK)) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Edith Wharton, Marilyn French (Introduction by)

    The Children

    Trade paperback, Virago Press (UK)
    2006
    English
    346 pages

    ISBN: 184408292X
    ISBN-13: 9781844082926

    On a cruise ship between Algiers and Venice Martin Boyne, a bachelor in his forties, befriends a band of ebullient, precocious children. The seven Wheater stepbrothers and sisters, grown weary of being shuttled between mother and father 'like bundles', are eager for their parents' latest reconciliation to last. They are kept together as a 'family' by the eldest, Judith, who takes on the role of protector. Genuinely outraged at the plight of the 'homeless' and fought-over children, Boyne finds himself increasingly drawn to ... Show more

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