Hermione Lee Edith Wharton

ISBN 13: 9780099763512

Edith Wharton

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9780099763512: Edith Wharton

This masterly new biography of Edith Wharton paints a portrait of a fiercely modern author, writing of sex, love, money and war - a woman of strong convictions and conflicting ambitions and desires. Delving into every aspect of her extraordinary life story, the book shows in fascinating detail how she worked and what lies at the heart of her magnificent and elegant works.

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" A superb biography" (Colm Toibin Irish Times)

"Adding impressive depth and nuance to the received portrait of Wharton, Lee's biography excels in its discussions of her writing" (Peter Kemp The Sunday Times)

"Painstaking and elegant... One of this book's great pleasures is Lee's discussion of Wharton's work" (Kasia Boddy Daily Telegraph)

"A feat of exhaustive research...finely tuned to Wharton's creative achievement. This is a glorious biography" (Mark Bostridge Independent on Sunday)

"[A] majestically weighty autobiography as meticulous, exhaustive and exhausting in scope and scale as its subject" (Hilary Spurling Observer)

Recensione:

"An exhaustive record of the career of a brilliant and prolific writer." (Mary Leland Irish Examiner)

" A superb biography" (Colm Toibin Irish Times)

"Adding impressive depth and nuance to the received portrait of Wharton, Lee's biography excels in its discussions of her writing" (Peter Kemp The Sunday Times)

"Painstaking and elegant... One of this book's great pleasures is Lee's discussion of Wharton's work" (Kasia Boddy Daily Telegraph)

"A feat of exhaustive research...finely tuned to Wharton's creative achievement. This is a glorious biography" (Mark Bostridge Independent on Sunday)

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Editore: Vintage, 2008 9780099763512 (2008)
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Descrizione libro Vintage, 2008 9780099763512, 2008. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. NEW paperback. 853 pages. B/w photographs. Described variously as "Majestic, moving, monumental" and "a magnificent and subtle biography of a magnificent and subtle writer", this acclaimed biography, according to the blurb, "paints a portrait of a fiercely modern author, writing of sex, love, money and war - a woman of strong convictions and conflicting ambitions and desires. Delving into every aspect of her extraordinary life story, the book shows in fascinating detail how she worked and what lies at the heart of her wonderful and elegant works". An American writer, The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence are perhaps her best known novels. Codice libro della libreria 424

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Descrizione libro Vintage Books, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0099763516

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