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The House of Mirth | Edith Wharton
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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“Don't you ever mind," she asked suddenly, "not being rich enough to buy all the books you want?”

I think we all can relate to this one!! ????

#Rich
#Quotsyfeb20

TK-421 😂 Totally relatable! 2w
Cindyelizavaz Do I buy 3 books? Or 4 books? 🤔😜 2w
CarolynM Absolutely! 2w
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Desha 😂🤣😂🤣 yes and especially when you also dream of a huge library that contains leather bound classics lol...Folio Society? Easton Press? Juniper Books? Everyman‘s Library? Ooooh all the dreams...♥️📚📚📚📚 1w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Desha yes!!!! 🤣🤣 1w
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyFeb20 Day 8: #Rich
And yes, I do mind very much, Edith Wharton.
Here‘s to buying all them bookses!!!

Tamra I love her wit! 2w
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GreatBookStudy
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Reading this for The House of Mirth Readalong w/ Cleo and several others @ClassicalCarousel.com, November 1 - December 15.

#TheHouseofMirth
#EdithWharton
#ClassicalLit

Cathythoughts This book ❤️❤️💔 4mo
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Next up. 🙂Not sure what to expect. I love starting new books. There is such a sense of adventure.

Tamra This is sooooo good! Wharton is a favorite of mine. Queen of Social Snark. 5mo
Becker @Tamra So glad to get this feedback. That is exactly what I‘m in the mood for. 5mo
Cathythoughts I love this book ♥️ Lily ♥️ 5mo
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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So fun going through this journal today! Brings back a lot of memories for two books I originally read over a year ago. Great comments from everyone, and I loved our #Reading1001 picks.

And thank you so much for the wonderful bookmarks @Daisey The George RR Martian quote is actually on my Litsy profile, it‘s one of my favorites.

#1001Discoveries

@sprainedbrain

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Sreckess
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I loved this book as a young adult, so I decided to reread it. I wasn‘t quite so enthralled this time, but the book is quite beautiful. Despite a quiet plot line that includes a lot of characters playing bridge, the story perfectly explores the monied class of NYC during the time of the Robber Barons. This is an early feminist novel that explores the rigid gender norms and the lousy choices available to smart, proud, less monied women.

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Mehso-so

⭐️3/5
A scathing novel on the elite upper class in New York, where Lily Bart tries to play nice and be accepted by a group of people from “old money.” This story is slow placed and difficult to get through, and while interesting and important, maybe not the best book that presents issues on social class divides, vanity, or shallow self worth.

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#MayMovieMagic #WhenTheLeveeBreaks One unforgettable book for me. And after all the “mirth” ... the levee breaks for Lily Bart... this woman breaks my heart ♥️💔

TrishB Gorgeous copy 💕 9mo
JennyM That‘s such a lovely cover 9mo
Cinfhen Echoing the #covercrush 🤩 (edited) 9mo
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erzascarletbookgasm Haven‘t read this..joining the cover love 🙂 9mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB @JennyM @Cinfhen @erzascarletbookgasm it‘s a lovely cover & The Penguin is looking quite dapper in the midst of it all ♥️👍🏻 9mo
Tamra Favorite! 9mo
rohit-sawant Gah, this has been on my TBR for years! Must read soon. Wonderful edition! 9mo
Cathythoughts @Tamra one of mine too ♥️👍🏻 9mo
Cathythoughts @rohit-sawant we need more time .... for all the books 👍🏻♥️ 9mo
Tamra @rohit-sawant it‘s so good! I‘m a Wharton fan girl. She reminds me of Dowager Grantham from Downton Abby with her sharp wit. 9mo
LeahBergen I love Wharton but haven‘t read this one! 9mo
Blaire @LeahBergen you would love it! It‘s my favorite Wharton. 9mo
Cathythoughts @Blaire I agree ! I think you would love it too @LeahBergen 9mo
Tamra @Blaire yes @LeahBergen, bump it up! 9mo
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EmilieGR
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My mom loved this book but I hated it and the characters

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twohectobooks
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#audacity #quotsymay19

This is another one that I‘ve already used for a different prompt but whatever. How do the rest of you find quotes to use? I do write things down but I don‘t remember them unless it‘s something I‘ve referenced frequently.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa You can good to Goodreads under quotes and search any word or phrase or topic. 10mo
gradcat Anyway, I love this—I love the language! 10mo
TK-421 Searching Goodreads by keyword is helpful (or by author, keyword if you have a particular writer in mind). I‘ve used Google Books preview too. Most often I search through e-books on Libby, Cloud Library, or iBooks. I‘m also trying to train myself to take a pic of the page when I come across a good quote instead of dog earring or using sticky notes. I also screenshot, bookmark or highlight while reading e-books to save quotes for later. (edited) 10mo
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twohectobooks @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I gave that a shot with limited success prior to posting this one but I‘ll keep trying! 10mo
twohectobooks @gradcat Edith Wharton turns a great phrase! 10mo
twohectobooks @TK-421 thanks! I definitely save quotes I just don‘t necessarily remember the content of them if that makes sense. 10mo
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Daisey
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Since I just finished House of Mirth and have also read Age of Innocence, it seemed a good time to listen to the BBC‘s In Our Time podcast episode about Edith Wharton. It included a bit of background on her life and discussion of these 2 novels (I would not listen before reading) with a few comments referring to some of her other writing as well. I added more books to my TBR and downloaded more book related episodes.

#EdithWharton #podcast #BBC

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Daisey
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To be honest, I had a hard time deciding whether this was a pick or a so-so for me. It took an incredibly long time for me to feel invested in this story. I wanted to feel more sympathy for Lily, but her materialistic views meant I had a hard time getting there. Yet, I appreciated the writing, the social commentary, and the difficult realism of the later part of the story.

#1001books #1001Discoveries

Tamra Wharton💜 10mo
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jewright
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It took forever for me to be interested in this book. I love Wharton‘s writing style, but I just felt sorry for Lilly. And I totally called the ending. It reminded me of of the ending of _The Awakening_.

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Daisey
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The town where I teach had scheduled overnight maintenance on their water system, but they ran into an unforeseen problem. The water wasn‘t back on when school started, and we dismissed after 2 class periods. So, I‘m back home, where there is water, reading more of this book with a Philly cheesesteak sandwich for lunch. I‘ll admit I‘m still not wowed by it, but I seem to appreciate it more if I can read a few chapters at a time.

#ReadandEat

Liz_M I think this one is more impressive as a whole, building on itself. It's one of those books where, by the end, I was silently yelling at Lily to not do something even while believing she was trapped. 10mo
Daisey @Liz_M This makes sense to me. It took me a while to get into the last Edith Wharton novel I read, but this one has been even tougher. I keep telling myself the whole book will be worth it, but it‘s not much fun to keep telling myself that throughout. 10mo
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Daisey
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I‘ve hardly had any reading time at all this past week, but today I finally got a chance for a few more pages with Lily Bart along with lunch. I‘m not quite sure what I think of this one yet, but I also expect a slow build with Edith Wharton so I‘m being patient.

#1001books #1001Discoveries

batsy This is one of my faves, but it is a slow, immersivr read. 11mo
Daisey @batsy I started out reading small snippets on Serial Reader every few evenings, but now that I've had time to delve into a longer section I'm enjoying it more. 11mo
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Julsmarshall
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I‘ve had this lovely scratch off art of 100 Essential Books for a year, finally getting around to doing the scratching! #bookart

AnneFindsJoy That‘s cool! I need a way to motivate me to finally get around to those classics I keep saying I will read “one day” (edited) 13mo
readordierachel Those are so neat! 13mo
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Cathythoughts
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#NoFemmeBer #Sympathy Lily Bart comes to mind. I felt great sympathy for her ... even love .. we can really love our characters sometimes. ♥️♥️♥️

A big Thankyou to our hosts Cindy & Vinny
It was a brilliant month ...I really enjoyed it Thankyou 👍🏻♥️♥️♥️♥️

TrishB Great pick 👍🏻 still to be read.... 1y
Cinfhen All the love back at you 😘😘 1y
GatheringBooks oh this was one of my favourite reads when i was in university. :) 1y
JennyM That cover ❣️ 1y
Billypar Very nice- I would love to try Wharton one day. Glad you enjoyed this month's challenge: thanks for playing! 😃 1y
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Lily 💔 I was rooting for her to find her happiness. She‘s a complex character who starts off in wealthy society but finds herself on the outskirts of it. Brilliantly written 🙌 #underdoghero #booked2018

Cinfhen Fantastic choice ❤️ 1y
RachelO I've still never read Wharton! One of these days... 1y
Trashcanman I wish you well 1y
Cathythoughts I‘m so glad you liked it 👍🏻♥️ 1y
Cathythoughts I only just saw this post & Im so glad I did 👍🏻♥️ 1y
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youneverarrived
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Morning coffee and starting a new book 👌

Thanks to @Cathythoughts for this beautiful edition 😘

Tanisha_A Oh so gorgeous! 1y
Tanisha_A Love Edith Wharton! 1y
Tanisha_A And @Cathythoughts is a sweetheart! 🙂 1y
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Cathythoughts Oh I hope you love it as much as I did ❤️❤️💔 1y
Emilymdxn I love this book! 1y
Tamra Oh my, so many Littens posting my favorite reads! 1y
youneverarrived @Tanisha_A she is ❤️ 1y
youneverarrived @Cathythoughts so far so good 💛💛 1y
youneverarrived @Emilymdxn @Tamra glad to hear you both like it. I‘m enjoying it so far 😁 1y
BarbaraBB A great read. You‘ll love it! 1y
andrew61 I listened this week to a very interesting episode of 'in our time ' about edith Wharton which is well worth a listen - sorry i tried to copy the link w/o success but it is on iplayer and itunes. I was inspired to add her to reread/read in 2019. 1y
BiblioLitten I have always wanted to read this book! ☺️ 1y
youneverarrived @andrew61 I‘ll have a listen to that, thanks! I‘ve just finished the book and it was brilliant, definitely recommend it. Really liked The Age of Innocence too. 1y
youneverarrived @BiblioLitten it‘s well worth the read 😁 1y
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Brooke_H
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I've seen the movie. I knew going in how this one would end. Did that detract from my fascination? No. Did it stop me from hoping it would turn out differently, cringing at every poor choice Lily Bart makes throughout the course of the novel? No. It did not turn out differently, though the novel is far superior to the film (forgive me, Gillian Anderson!). I really did feel for book-Lily far more than film-Lily.

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Oh, Lily. 🤦‍♀️

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MaureenMc
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My first Wharton! Oof, what a punch in the gut. I often felt as if I was watching a train wreck in slow motion. The writing was top-notch, though, and I can see why it‘s considered a classic.

Notafraidofwords Loved it. What an ending ! 1y
Susannah "A train wreck in slow motion" is a perfect description. I started this a few weeks ago but had to take a break. It's an excellent book, but I just want to cover my eyes. ? 1y
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Augustdana
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Got my latte and had to get outside and enjoy the breeze

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Oh my gods. Thank you Jo @Itchyfeetreader for this incredibly thoughtful and sweet surprise. And for such kind words too! #JBUK I will be sending out some Just Because treats on Friday with @JazzFeathers #TolkieniteSwap box and @kaysworld1 #summerbookmarkswap package so I will be certain to make sure something finds it‘s way to you! #penguinenglishlibrary #classics #classicliterature #litsyisthebest

Cathythoughts I have the same copy & loved this book ❤️ 2y
erzascarletbookgasm So pretty 😍 2y
Sophoclessweetheart @Cathythoughts I can‘t wait to read it. It sounds wonderful! 2y
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Sophoclessweetheart @erzascarletbookgasm Thank you! I collect PELs so this was a lovely surprise x 2y
kspenmoll Lovely version! Love the color! 2y
Itchyfeetreader Glad you liked! 2y
JazzFeathers Can't wait 😍 2y
Sophoclessweetheart @Itchyfeetreader 🖤🖤🖤😍😍😍 I do, thank you! 2y
Sophoclessweetheart @JazzFeathers Eee!! Me too! My PO says it can get to you in 3-5 days so excited! 2y
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BekaReid
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Not my first Edith Wharton book - and not my last - but this is my favorite so far! Lily Bart is definitely a character who will remain with me.

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Notafraidofwords
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Lately literary fiction has been letting me down, so I picked up Whatorn since I loved The Age of Innocence. I loved this equally although it‘s really dark. This is the story of Lily Bart, a woman whose reputation worsens each time she attempts to improve her social status. This book truly centers around money and the ways that our worries can drown us in ways that feel inevitable. And for a woman, these monsters are dealt with alone. I loved it.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I read this earlier this year too and loved it as well. 2y
batsy So good ❤️ 2y
Notafraidofwords @batsy she‘s become one of my favorite authors of all time. Where do you suggest I go from here ? 2y
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batsy I've only read this and The Age of Innocence, both masterpieces, and Ethan Frome and Summer, both very good :) 2y
Notafraidofwords Hi @saresmoore have you read this one? I sent you an email, did you want me to send you this one. Have you read Wharton ? 2y
saresmoore Ahh! Thanks for reminding me! Just emailed you. 😊 2y
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bvu
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I am not a huge modernism fan; however, I am a fan of Edith Wharton. This book is full of flat characters, but it‘s interesting if you are a fan of modernism. (I was forced to read it lol) #modernism #EdithWharton

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Effischer
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My personal goal is to read at least one classic and at least one reread per year...here‘s my first choice

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“Half the trouble in life is caused by pretending there isn't any.” - from The House or Mirth by Edith Wharton

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Cathythoughts
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#GetMovin #FunHouse In this novel Edith Wharton writes of the rich materialistic society of New York in 1870 - 1900‘s ... and the casualties of this superficial lifestyle.. maybe not so much mirth as we look deeper .....

Cinfhen I ❤️EVERYTHING about this post ❣️❣️❣️the flowers, the book choice, your lovely edition 🙌🏻 2y
TrishB Lovely post ❤️ 2y
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen thanks 😘. 2y
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Cathythoughts @TrishB thanks Trish 👍🏻 2y
Hollie Lovely! 2y
GripLitGrl Great photo! 😍 2y
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sprainedbrain
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I finished the book a couple of weeks ago, but I haven‘t stopped thinking about Lily Bart, now one of my favorite #female characters.

#LitsyClassics #MayLovesClassics

Julsmarshall I loved it too! 2y
ladym30 Love the picture! 2y
QuietlyLaura It's also good as an audiobook. 2y
batsy It's hard to stop thinking about Lily 💜 2y
Bambolina_81 This is another to add to the tbr! 2y
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sprainedbrain
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My first Wharton, and I can see why so many people love her. The writing is excellent, the social commentary is strong, and the female characters especially in this book feel authentic. I found myself equal parts annoyed by and enamored of Lily. Her movements within ‘society‘ as an independent woman, and her fall from that society, make for a compelling story. Lily Bart will stay with me for a long time. So many feels.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

#1001books

Bookish_B Such a great book! ❤️ 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Just reading all your comments in the journal today that returned to me a few weeks ago, so much fun reading together. 6mo
sprainedbrain @Riveted_Reader_Melissa such a great book! 6mo
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sprainedbrain
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Out for my #audiowalk and it‘s a gorgeous 70 degrees 🌞

Now, if I could just get some leaves on these trees.

New audiobook, and I‘m not crazy about the narrator, but loving the story.

2BR02B Looks lovely! 2y
Settings I thought Elizabeth Klett's audiobook on Librivox (free audiobooks) was fantastic. 2y
arubabookwoman Wharton is one of my favorites. She deserved a Nobel imo. 2y
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ValerieAndBooks Love this book!! Leaves will be here soon enough. 2y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Recently read The Age of Innocence on Serial Reader and I think I‘ll do this one next! Loves me some Wharton! 2y
sprainedbrain @arubabookwoman @ValerieAndBooks @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled This is my first by Wharton and I‘m loving it! 2y
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Cathythoughts
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#Aprella #CruelWorld this brings to mind a book I read recently The House of Mirth &
The lovely Lily Bart ❤️

rohit-sawant Lovely edition! Really looking forward to Edith Wharton's novels. I've only read her short stories so far. 2y
Cathythoughts @Rohit-sawant it‘s the only one I‘ve read , but I have The Age Of Innocence ( 🙏🏻 @batsy ) lined up 👍🏻lovely writing 2y
Sophoclessweetheart How was this? I keep considering grabbing it x 2y
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Cinfhen Our bookclub read this read and loved 2y
Cathythoughts @Wanderingwithwords oh I would be saying grab it ... it‘s very good ❤️ 2y
Sophoclessweetheart Ahh! Thank you! I‘ll add it to my next haul 😹😍 2y
batsy Great choice! So apt. Lily 💔 2y
Cathythoughts @batsy yes 💔Lily 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Such a pretty pic and lovely cover! ❤️ 2y
Cathythoughts Thanks @erzascarletbookgasm 👍🏻❤️ 2y
emilyhaldi @Cinfhen is that the one you hated? 😆 2y
Tamra Beautiful edition! 2y
Cinfhen Yes 😂😂🙄 @emilyhaldi but the other 5 LOVED IT!!!! They are actually reading another one over the summer when I‘m away 2y
Cathythoughts 🙋🏻‍♀️ @Tamra thankyou & good to connect with you 2y
Cathythoughts @cinfhen @emilyhaldi that‘s next on my Edith Wharton list ... The age of Innocence 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻❤️ 2y
Tamra @Cathythoughts I‘m a big Wharton fan. She is the Queen of Social Snark. 2y
emilyhaldi Lol I thought so! @Cinfhen .. I‘ve been meaning to read Age of Innocence for a long time! @Cathythoughts . Hope you like that one more Cindy! 2y
Mdargusch I agree @Tamra - that‘s a great way to describe her! 2y
Cathythoughts @emilyhaldi oh stop ! People & books ! The different tastes always surprise me .... I‘m having a Tony Soprano moment .... about books & People.... “ (edited) 2y
Cathythoughts .... @emilyhaldi ( went too soon ) ... “ What are you goin to do !!! 🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️ 2y
Reviewsbylola It‘s been way too long since I‘ve read this. 2y
Reviewsbylola I liked Age of Innocence more than this one. @Cinfhen @emilyhaldi 2y
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#BDayMonthGiveaway Happy Birthday month my friend 🎉❤️... @erzascarletbookgasm for your kind #giveaway , I fancy set B 👍🏻.
Fave book so far ?? Tough one ! I‘m going with The House Of Mirth , I‘m so glad I read it. 🙏🏻thankyou X

erzascarletbookgasm Thank you, dear, I‘ve got your name in. 🤗🍀 I have not read Wharton except for Xingu, recently. 😊 2y
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Starting my Wednesday with some American Aristocrats. 📚📚❤❤ Just what I needed.

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Julsmarshall
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Oh! What a heartbreakingly sad story 😥 will think about this for awhile and I‘m hoping to find a movie adaptation to watch, Glad I read it, but I‘m now in great need of a sweet, happy tale! #litsyclassics #MountTBR

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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What a twisted web we weave...when first we practice to be independent young woman, make our own choices, control our own money, and future, and still live by the dictates of “society” and our own moral compass. Oh this is a good and twisty one, with lots to say about the class divide, the immorality of the moral and wealthy elite, and so much more. #Reading1001 #Discoveries1001 #MountTBR #MountTBR2018

Lily Bart will be with me for a long time!

Tamra So so good! 2y
Daisey I‘m so looking forward to this one! I just read my fist Edith Wharton in December and enjoyed it. 2y
HKGirl This wasn't on my to-read list before but your description sold me! 2y
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azulaco This book broke my heart a little. 💔 Edith Wharton is good at that. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @azulaco yes! A lot for me! 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Daisey I can‘t wait until a few more read it, so I can discuss it a bit more. 2y
batsy @azulaco @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Yes 💔 Lily is unforgettable. 2y
Gezemice I need to add this to my list! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Wharton has such a unique writing style. I‘m glad to have read this, and also that I waited until I had some life experience. 2y
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Julsmarshall
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Jumping into this one from my TBR. For the #litsyclassicschallenge #mountTBR

Tamra All the 💜 for Wharton! 2y
Zelma Such a great book! 👏 2y
DivaDiane I loved the House of Mirth. Edith Wharton is one of my faves. 2y
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Anyone else go to school around the 80‘s, around that time there was a huge ‘I ain‘t going to say ain‘t anymore because ain‘t ain‘t a word‘ push.

I know it‘s my age showing, but it jumped out at me in this Edith Wharton circa 1905, and it isn‘t being used as a cockney/lower class accent in Dickens or the like, but as the American of an educated man climbing society‘s ladder.

Guess my English teachers in High School just weren‘t that well read😂

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Cathythoughts
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Finished The House Of Mirth. I‘ll be thinking about Lily for a long time ❤️

Ole Sounds good! I will read it this year for my LitsyClassics challenge 2y
Cathythoughts @Ole yes it‘s good. Will look forward to hearing what you think 👍🏻 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Glad you loved it. Will put this further up my TBR piles :) 2y
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm It‘s very good ❤️ 2y
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#MarchInBooks #currentlyreading I am still currently reading the tagged book. So my plan is to stay off Litsy for the day , we are snowed in , I must finish this book. If I can stay off Litsy ..... I can hear Dr. Phil‘s voice saying : “how‘s that working for you ? “ 🙄

batsy 😈 2y
RachelO 😂😂 2y
maich Pretty picture❤ 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm Good luck! 😁 This is a beautiful Penguin edition, and in my favourite colour 🙂 2y
Cathythoughts @batsy @RachelO @maich @erzascarletbookgasm I‘m only taking a quick peek at Litsy. Thankyou for connecting with me. I‘m nearing the end of The House Of Mirth ! Chat later 👍🏻 2y
batsy Noooo come back Cathy! 😁 j/k Enjoy this beautiful book 💔 2y
Cathythoughts @batsy you‘re so funny 😂. I finished this beautiful book, 😢😭Lily ❤️. It‘s so beautifully written & quite dense. I had to read even slower than usual. I‘d love to go for a walk to just be with my thoughts, but it‘s freezing out & nighttime. So I‘ll just sit by the window & digest this one a bit ❤️🙏🏻thanks for the recommendation! 2y
batsy It is that, beautiful and dense ❤️ Sitting by the window looking at the snow is a lovely way to digest it. So glad it was a worthwhile read for you. 2y
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#FierceFeb #FreeYourMind House of Mirth . I‘d love to be able to free Lily from her society & to free her from her fear of her mind, so that she could enjoy her solitude And become who she wants to become ❤️ Oh Lily !

Last day @batsy @Cinfhen I‘m going to miss #FierceFeb Thankyou so much It has been an interesting & fierce & brilliant month. Well done ! I loved it 🙏🏻
( pic taken in snow ❄️ )

batsy Oh Lily! I know, I want to take her away from that nightmare. Lovely picture! Thank you for your wonderful posts this month 😊💕 2y
Reggie I like the gloves. Nice pic!!! You and @batsy make me want to read about this Lily. 2y
Cathythoughts Thanks @Reggie it‘s snowing here ❄️❄️❄️😱we never get real snow. Hence the glove. It was freezing out this morning. It‘s a really good book 👍🏻 2y
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Cinfhen Thanks for playing along 🙌🏻❣️enjoyed your posts and love how you braved the elements 😘 2y
batsy It's a great book @Reggie but be prepared for all the sad feels 💔 2y
ValerieAndBooks So good but 😢 too!! 2y
Cathythoughts @ValerieAndBooks I must try to finish this today ( I‘m a slow reader 🙄) I‘m loving it ❤️ 2y
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I have spent all weekend so busy, no reading time.
So , finally, so happy to be here with my book , The House of Mirth ✨God only knows what Lily has been up to ......better find out ...

Blaire One of my all-time favorite books. 2y
Cathythoughts @Blair I‘m really enjoying it. That‘s good to hear 💫👍🏻 2y
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#FierceFeb #GoodMorningHeartache

I‘m not half way yet , but I can see there is plenty of good morning heartache for Lily. I‘m so fond of this character ❤️in The House if Mirth

batsy Brilliant ❤️ Poor Lily. I am so fond of her, too. 2y
EvieBee I love her too. Want to shake her sometimes but she‘s one of my favorite literary characters thus far. 2y
Cathythoughts @batsy , I know , poor Lily ❤️. @EvieBee there‘s something about her that is so loveable, & I fear for her ❤️ 2y
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