Ethan Frome

Written by Edith Wharton

The classic novel of despair, forbidden emotions, and sexual undercurrents set against the austere New England countryside.

Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious and hypochondriac wife, Zeena. But when Zeena's vivacious cousin enters their household as a hired girl, Ethan finds himself obsessed with her and with the possibilities for happiness she comes to represent.

Age Range 14 - 18 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
105
Publisher
AmazonClassics Edition
Grade Level 9th - 12th
ISBN
9781508474135
Lexile 1120L
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