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Edith Wharton was the first woman to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for literature. The Age of Innocence, published in 1920 and currently available for audio download, garnered her the award. As a member of New York's upper class society, Edith was able to write her novel about the morals and lifestyle of the elite from the point of view of a person living within the very circle she portrayed in the book. The plot centers around the society marriage of Newland Archer to his suitable bride May, and the love he feels for her cousin Ellen, whose status as a divorcee is a source of scandal to her family.

Edith was herself a divorcee, having left her husband after 28 years of marriage to enjoy a relationship with her partner, a journalist for The Times. One of her more popular works, Ethan Frome, which is also available on audio download, began the author's theme of writing about loveless marriages and adultery. Another one of her most famous books available on audio download is The House Of Mirth and it is considered her first great novel. This novel of manners satirically covers the New York ruling class. Edith Wharton was a complex woman and author, educated and opinionated, and her works will appeal to a wide audience of readers (and listeners!).

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Mary and Ned Boyne have fled their dreary life in Wisconsin for a home in rustic Dorsetshire. But you can only run so far, and some things - some secret things - may follow you.

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Edith Wharton was the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature, and she won it for The Age of Innocence, an elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York.

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Newland Archer is about to settle down and marry a beautiful young girl from a suitable family but then he meets her captivating cousin, the Countess Olenska.

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In a world where "being things" was better than "doing things"; a world where heredity and family connections were the most important things of all; in an Age of Innocence, they broke all the rules.

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The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton's most famous novel, is a love story, written immediately after the end of the First World War. Its brilliant anatomization of the snobbery and hypocrisy of the wealthy elite of New York society in the 1870s made it an instant classic, and it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1921.

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Newland Archer arrives late at the opera and spots young woman in the Mingott box seat.

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Countess Olenska, separated from her European husband, returns to old New York society....

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The beautiful Countess Ellen Olenska, fleeing her brutish husband, returns from Europe to the upper-class world of Old New York in the 1870s....

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Newland Archer is a young lawyer, a member of New York's high society, and engaged to be married to May Welland....

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A full-cast dramatisation of Edith Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a passionate love affair....

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