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The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
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Mar 18, 2012

bookshelves: adult-fiction, 2012

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

March 18, 2012 – Started Reading
March 18, 2012 – Shelved
March 18, 2012 – Shelved as: adult-fiction
March 18, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012
March 25, 2012 –
page 126
March 28, 2012 –
page 210
56.76% "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."
March 29, 2012 –
page 291
78.65% "I... didn't see that coming, though I perhaps have ought to considering Carrie and Hurstwood. Undine Spragg, you are hideous. Truly."
April 1, 2012 – Finished Reading

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