The Custom of the Country
The Custom of the Country is a 1913 novel by Edith Wharton. It tells the story of Undine Spragg, a Midwestern girl who attempts to ascend in New York City society.OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LARA335 - LibraryThing
Edith Wharton paints a fascinating anti-heroine in Udine. Ambitious, totally selfish and self-deceiving Udine sets out to conquer Society in both America and turn-of-the-century France. Divorcing her husbands and neglecting her child to achieve superficial supremacy if not personal satisfaction. Read full review
Review: The Custom of the CountryUser Review - Andie - Goodreads
This is, perhaps, Edith Wharton's most scathing satire of haute bourgeoisie society of all the novels she wrote. I have seen it compared to The House of Mirth but while Lily Barth was bad (but ... Read full review