Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

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Tragic story of wasted lives, set against a bleak New England background. A poverty-stricken New England farmer, his ailing wife and a youthful housekeeper are drawn relentlessly into a deep-rooted domestic struggle in this hauntingly grim tale of thwarted love. Considered by many to be Wharton's masterpiece.

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The 308th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 25th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  2. - 60th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  3. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  4. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  5. - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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