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Twilight Sleep

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362 pages4 hours

Summary

This early work by Edith Wharton was originally published in 1927 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Twilight Sleep' is a best-selling satirical novel about a woman's attempts to alleviate the boredom of life. Edith Wharton was born in New York City in 1862. Wharton's first poems were published in Scribner’s Magazine. In 1891, the same publication printed the first of her many short stories, titled 'Mrs. Manstey’s View'. Over the next four decades, they – along with other well-established American publications such as Atlantic Monthly, Century Magazine, Harper’s and Lippincott’s – regularly published her work.

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