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By Edith Wharton

A black comedy of manners approximately great wealth and a lady who can outline herself in simple terms during the perceptions of others. the gorgeous Lily Bart lives one of the nouveaux riches of latest York urban – humans whose hundreds of thousands have been made in railroads, transport, land hypothesis and banking. during this morally and aesthetically bankrupt international, Lily, age twenty-nine, seeks a husband who can fulfill her cravings for never-ending admiration and all of the trappings of wealth. yet her quest involves a scandalous finish while she is accused of being the mistress of a filthy rich guy. Exiled from her customary global of synthetic conventions, Lily unearths existence most unlikely.

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