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EDITH NEWBOLD WHARTON (NEE JONES)
American novelist
(1862 - 1937)
  CHECK READING LIST (6)  

My last page is always latent in my first; but the intervening windings of the way become clear only as I write.
      - A Backward Glance [Writing]

I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story.
  If you know Starkfield, Massachusetts, you know the post-office. If you know the post-office, you must have seen Ethan Frome drive up to it, drop the reins on his hollow-backed bay and drag himself across the brick pavement to the white colonnade: and you must have asked who he was.
      - Ethan Frome [Books (First Lines)]

On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York.
      - The Age of Innocence [Books (First Lines)]

"Undine Spragg--how can you?" her mother wailed, raising a prematurely-wrinkled hand heavy with rings to defend the note which a languid "bell-boy" had just brought in.
      - The Custom of the Country
        [Books (First Lines)]

Selden paused in surprise. In the afternoon rush of the Grand Central Station his eyes had been refreshed by the sight of Miss Lily Bart.
      - The House of Mirth [Books (First Lines)]

"Unexpected obstacle. Please don't come till thirtieth. Anna."
      - The Reef [Books (First Lines)]

Miss Bruss, the perfect secretary, received Nona Manford at the door of her mother's boudoir ("the office," Mrs. Manford's children called it) with a gesture of the kindliest denial.
      - Twilight Sleep [Books (First Lines)]


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