The Age Of Innocence (Knickerbocker Classics)

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Initially serialized in the Pictorial Review in 1920, The Age of Innocence is a stylistic and intimate portrayal of upper class life in New York City during the Gilded Age.

Lawyer and socialite Newland Archer is about to enter a loveless marriage with a well-to-do bride, when her cousin, the exotic Ellen Olenska, enters the picture. Olenska is stuck in a bad marriage with a Polish count, and Archer finds himself in the awkward position of persuading her to save her family's reputation by staying with her husband, even though Archer himself has fallen in love with her.

Combining a romantic tragedy with artful descriptions of aristocratic life in New York City, Edith Wharton's twelfth novel is now available as an elegantly designed clothbound edition with an elastic closure and a new introduction.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781631065040
Categories Classics, Fiction, New Arrivals
Author(s) Edith Wharton
Publisher Race Point Publishing
Pages 368
Format Paperback
Dimensions 19.1cm x 2cm x 14.6cm
Weight 0.34 kg