These short works display Wharton's talent as a satirist "skilled at dissecting the elements of emotional subtleties, moral ambiguities, and the implications of social constrictions" (Cythina Griffin Wolfe, from the Introduction).These short works display Wharton's talent as a satirist "skilled at dissecting the elements of emotional subtleties, moral ambiguities, and the implications of social constrictions" (Cythina Griffin Wolfe, from the Introduction).Read Less
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The books arrived on time as promised and was in very good condition. I had purchased it as a reading requirement for my class. we only had to read a couple stories in the book but i loved each one. once I get a break i will definitely go back and read more stories from the book.
Oct 25, 2009
Good short stories
If you like short stories this is good. Reminds me of O. Henry.
The comparisons with other novels by Edith Wharton are interesting, especially with the New York City novels. Some changes in the author's point of view, but many similarities.
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