General Fiction 313
Edith Wharton was a novelist of manners of late 19th Century New York «Society», who spent much of her life in France. In this novel she tells the story of Undine Sprague, the thrice- (or more) married, upwardly mobile beauty from «Apex City», transplanted to New York, and finally to France, leaving the dead and wounded in the wake of her «experiments in happiness». (Summary by Karen Merline)
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