From the Bookshelf of Should have read classics

The Age of Innocence
Start date
May 1, 2012
Finish date
May 31, 2012
Why we're reading this
The group read for May. This is also one of the authors for the author challenge.

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What Members Thought

I'm revising my review and I've added one star to my rating.

I keep thinking about this story and it continues to pop up in my head in relation to other issues. Also, I'm drawn to Wharton's other works now, especially Summer and The Buccaneers. Therefore, I should probably revise my previous opinion. I liked this book better than I realized and I might even reread it in 2013 if I like the other Wharton novels I've mentioned.

There is something powerful about this story, about a time when the Unite
Mar 16, 2014 Shannon rated it really liked it
Excellent. I really enjoyed the commentary on the way society was at this time. I got a real sense of what was or was not important. While I did not like the end (not a "happy ending") it was a realistic story, and I did like that it advanced over time so you go to an end... as opposed to being left wondering...
Nov 03, 2011 Jesse rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Sep 03, 2015 Holly marked it as to-read
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Apr 19, 2013 Bethany Fox rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2013
Feb 02, 2012 Dawn marked it as to-read
Shelves: classics
Dec 08, 2011 Mo rated it really liked it
Nov 27, 2011 Crystal marked it as to-read
Shelves: pulitzer
Nov 15, 2011 Tammy rated it it was amazing
Oct 20, 2011 Amanda marked it as to-read
Elizabeth Charters
Oct 19, 2011 Elizabeth Charters rated it it was ok
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Oct 12, 2011 Patricia marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Mary Dagel
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May 31, 2012 Miranda rated it really liked it
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Aug 14, 2010 Nunoidia marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Shelves: classics, fiction, romance
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