The House of Mirth (RED edition), by Wharton, Edith
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- ISBN: 9780141194349 | 0141194340
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/24/2010
The beautiful Lily Bart lives among the nouveaux riches of New York City – people whose millions were made in railroads, shipping, land speculation and banking. In this morally and aesthetically bankrupt world, Lily, age twenty-nine, seeks a husband who can satisfy her cravings for endless admiration and all the trappings of wealth. But her quest comes to a scandalous end, and, exiled from her familiar world of artificial conventions, Lily finds life impossible.Books can change lives. Penguin Classics have inspired the imaginations of millions of readers over the world, transforming the way people think and feel forever. And now we have partnered with (RED) to bring you our selection of some of the best stories ever written, books are going to help save lives too.