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Book Review of Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome
Author: Edith Wharton
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton is a novella with excellent character development, smooth, descriptive language, and realistic dialogue. I was sympathetic towards the protagonist Ethan until the very end, when the "mashup" happened. Then my feelings towards him, his love interest Mattie, and his wife Zeena turned to pity. This story reminds me how much our society has changed, socially, in the last 150 years.