One of the first American novels to deal frankly with a young woman's sexual awakening, Summer shocked much of its early 20th-century audience, when ...Show synopsisOne of the first American novels to deal frankly with a young woman's sexual awakening, Summer shocked much of its early 20th-century audience, when it was first published in 1917. A groundbreaking study of society, nature, and human needs, this starkly simple work is a companion to Ethan Frome and is admittedly one of the author's favorites. Introduction by Candace Waid.Hide synopsis
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I read this book for my bookclub and we had a great discussion about it. It really provoked a lot of different opinions about women's roles in society, both past and present. My one criticism is that the foreword of the volume I had laid out the entire plot, including the ending!! I was very disappointed when I realized it had spoiled the ending...but it did give me an interesting perspective as I read the book!
So every now and then I get this bug that I should improve myself, bag the comtemporary lit, and try some classics. And usually it goes like this: pick up the book, try to read it 2-3 times, and then abandon it to the giveaway/trade pile. Well, it's happened again. As I said before, I tried to read this three times and couldn't get past Chapter 2. I will say however, the writing is not flowery or verbose (which I appreciate) but it just wasn't for me. But if you're a classics person, there is no reason why you shouldn't give this one a try.
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