Edith Wharton
EDITH WHARTON (1862-1937)
STORIES
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The only pleasure in the life of a lonely widow is the dismal view from her third floor New York boarding house.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A man seeks out the truth behind the sudden withdrawal of a well-known painter from the art world three years before.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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The story of a man's manipulative relationship with two women.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A romantic vision of the afterlife.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Romance
5 Stars
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A renowned judge recalls a youthful adventure in Venice that began with an encounter with the beautiful Polixena Cador.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A man finds his life increasingly intertwined with those of his wife's previous two husbands.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A couple are in agreement on the ethics of marriage but personal feelings, inevitably, intrude.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A prospective buyer goes to look round a French chateau (complete with chapel and tombs) but finds the place deserted - apart from a strange pack of dogs.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
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The members of a women's Lunch Club - an organisation rife with political infighting - are keen to impress a distinguished guest.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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With the promise of a viewing of a lost Leonardo masterpiece, a man visits the home of the obsessive Dr. Lombard and his daughter.
- Length: 30 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction, Horror, Romance
4 Stars
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Mary Boyne and her husband, requiring a country home in England after a business windfall, acquire a reputedly haunted house.
- Length: 32 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
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A suicidal playwright, finding himself unable to do the deed on his own, attempts an unconventional method involving the confession of a dark secret from his past.
- Length: 44 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Fiction, Humor
4 Stars