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I reas this book (actually, Kindle collection) after reading "The Awakening" and other short stories of Kate Chopin in another collection. This book has "At Fault", "The Awakening", and a very large number of short stories, maybe even all of Chopin's published short stories. Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" was billed as an early feminist novel, but this aspect is not so apparent in the other stories in this volume. "At Fault" is a charming novelette, about a Creole widow and whether she will remar ...more
Kate Chopin was an American novelist and short-story writer best known for her startling 1899 novel, The Awakening. Born in St. Louis, she moved to New Orleans after marrying Oscar Chopin in 1870. Less than a decade later Oscar's cotton business fell on hard times and they moved to his family's plantation in the Natchitoches Parish of northwestern Louisiana. Oscar died in 1882 and Kate was suddenl ...moreMore about Kate Chopin...