Month: April 2012

The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton Edith Wharton is perhaps most well known for her novella Ethan Frome, but here in The Company of Books we urge The House of Mirth on anyone who breathes the word ‘classic’. The story of Lily Bart, 29 and still unmarried though beautiful and possessed of charm and wit …

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April Meeting

For our meeting on Wed 4 April, we read The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht. Jacket Synopsis: ‘Having sifted through everything I have heard about the tiger and his wife, I can tell you that this much is fact: in April of 1941, without declaration or warning, the German bombs started falling over the city and …

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