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The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
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Apr 01, 12

bookshelves: adult-fiction, 2012
Read from March 18 to April 01, 2012 — I own a copy, read count: 1

This book will make you incredibly angry and it will break your heart. Edith Wharton has a way with words that makes you finish a book even if there exists an internal struggle against the unfolding events. Though this book was written in 1922, sadly it's still relevant for today.

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Reading Progress

03/25/2012 page 126
03/28/2012 page 210
57.0% "Undine Spragg is a terrible human being. The thought of having to finish this book is almost painful. Wharton's prose, however, is top notch as always."
03/29/2012 page 291
79.0% "I... didn't see that coming, though I perhaps have ought to considering Carrie and Hurstwood. Undine Spragg, you are hideous. Truly."

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