Summer: With Wharton's 1918 Follow-Up Novel The Marne

Summer: With Wharton's 1918 Follow-Up Novel The Marne

by Edith Wharton


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This edition binds two books by Edith Wharton published at the close of World War I:

Summer (1917, A Novel)
Summer traces the sexual awakening of Charity Royall, who is badly treatment by the father of her child.

The Marne (1918, A Novella)
Troy Belknap, is a wealthy American whose family is enjoying their annual summer visit to France when the Germans invade.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492331926
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,054,773
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

American novelist Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of books and short stories. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930.

Wharton used her insider's view of the privileged classes and matched it with her wit to write humorous novels with psychological insight. She was well acquainted with literary and public figures, including Theodore Roosevelt.

Date of Birth:

January 24, 1862

Date of Death:

August 11, 1937

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Place of Death:

Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France


Educated privately in New York and Europe

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