Madame De Treymes

By: Edith Wharton
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Madame De Treymes" is a novella by Edith Wharton, a classic piece of American literature. Set in Parisian society, it delves into the intricate webs of high society, exploring social norms, marriage, and cultural differences. Wharton's narrative follows American expatriates navigating the complexities of love and betrayal within the confines of tradition. The story revolves around the marriage of Fanny Frisbee, an American woman, to the French aristocrat, Baron Louis de Malrive. Madame de Treymes, Louis's sister, becomes a central figure as Fanny seeks to understand the cultural nuances of her new environment. Through Fanny's eyes, Wharton unveils the clash between American ideals and Parisian customs, highlighting the class conflict inherent in such unions. As Fanny discovers secrets and betrayals within her husband's family, she confronts the challenge of upholding her personal values while navigating the demands of high society. Wharton masterfully weaves a tale of love thwarted by tradition and societal expectations, ultimately painting a nuanced portrait of individuals caught between two worlds. "Madame De Treymes" stands as a testament to Wharton's keen observation of human behavior and her ability to dissect the complexities of social interaction within the framework of a compelling narrative.

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Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer, best known for her novels The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, and Ethan Frome. Wharton grew up traveling with her parents around Europe and was born into a rich household in New York City. Wharton was a gifted designer in addition to being a writer, and during her life she contributed to the interior design of several residences. Throughout World War I, she also served as a war journalist and was honored with the French Legion of Honor for her humanitarian efforts. In 1921, Wharton became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature for her book The Age of Innocence. She kept writing up until her death in 1937, and she is regarded as one of the best American authors of the 20th century.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 58 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 936276539X
  • ISBN-13: 9789362765390
  • Item Weight: 75.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 3.71mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Collections / American / General