Книга: Wharton E. «The House of Mirth»

The House of Mirth

This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition of The House of Mirth features an introduction by novelist Danuta Reah. Lily Bart is twenty-nine, beautiful and charming. She has expensive tastes, loves to gamble and socializes with the wealthy upper-class families of New York. But her meagre finances are dwindling and her place in society is slipping away from her. Her only hope of security is to find a suitable husband. However, Lily has an independence of spirit that stands in the way of her committing to the suitors available to her. As her options diminish, her friends become her enemies and her situation grows increasing perilous. In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton gives us a witty and piercingly insightful dark satire about the privileged society of early twentieth-century New York.........

Формат: Суперобложка, 450 стр.

ISBN: 9781909621978

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  • The House of Mirth — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Haus Bellomont Originaltitel: The House of Mirth Produktionsland: Großbritannien, Frankreich, Deutschland, USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2000 Länge: 135 Minuten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • The House of Mirth — Chez les heureux du monde Chez les heureux du monde (The House of Mirth dans l édition originale), est une œuvre de la romancière américaine Edith Wharton, publiée en 1905. Chez les heureux du monde suit les pérégrinations d une jeune femme, Lili …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The House of Mirth (2000 film) — Infobox Film name = The House of Mirth image size = 200px caption = Film poster director = Terence Davies producer = Olivia Stewart writer = Edith Wharton (novel) Terence Davies (screenplay) starring = Gillian Anderson Laura Linney Dan Aykroyd… …   Wikipedia

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