The House of Mirth (Large Print / Hardcover)

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This black comedy traces the downward spiral of a wellborn but penniless heroine, Lily Bart, who lives among the nouveau riche of New York City. Wharton presents a subtle but searing commentary on a society that desires women to be little more than hothouse flowers yet is willing to destroy such women should they dare to defy the dictates of artificial conventions.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781560005056
ISBN-10: 156000505X
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Transaction Large Print
Publication Date: April 1999
Pages: 443
Language: English