The Age Of Innocence(Illustrated) #799761

di Edith Wharton

Micheal Smith

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  • Special Illustrated Edition: Features 20 beautiful Images that bring the story's opulent settings and intricate social engagements to life.
  • Exclusive Bonus Content: Includes a comprehensive summary, an in-depth character list, and a unique biography of Edith Wharton, enriching your reading experience.
  • Cultural Touchstone: Experience one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, now enhanced with visual artistry for a modern audience.
Step into a world of stifling conventions and exquisite social maneuvering with this sumptuous Illustrated Edition of Edith Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Age of Innocence." Immerse yourself in the grandeur of 1870s New York society, a time when the rules of love and marriage were as intricate and unyielding as the corsets and top hats adorning its players.
This edition offers a rare treat: twenty stunning illustrations that capture the essence of the characters' lives and the opulence of their world, making the drama of old New York leap off the page. From the hushed drawing rooms of the city's aristocracy to the whispered scandals in its moonlit gardens, each image is a window into the soul of the novel.
But the beauty of this book is more than illustration-deep. Alongside the visual feast, you'll find a concise summary that distills the novel's complex narrative into a digestible form, ensuring that you grasp every nuance of Wharton's masterwork. Delve deeper with a detailed list of characters, providing insight into the social web that ensnares them. Finally, explore the life of Edith Wharton herself in a specially crafted biography that sheds light on her inspirations and the experiences that led to the creation of this timeless tale.
"The Age of Innocence" is not merely a book but an exploration of societal norms, a study of the human heart, and a work of art that continues to resonate with readers a century after its first publication. Whether you're a lifelong fan or discovering Wharton's work for the first time, this Illustrated Edition is an essential addition to your literary collection. It is an invitation to wander the gaslit streets of a bygone era, a ticket to the opera of Old New York, and a glimpse into the hearts and minds that lived, loved, and were inevitably constrained by the age of innocence.

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Micheal Smith
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Edith Wharton