The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton

 
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The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton

Ebook Details

Author
Edith Wharton
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons 1902
ISBN/ASIN
B000FC26FA
Format
multiple formats
Number of pages
327

For her first novel, The Valley of Decision, a historical romance set in Italy, Edith Wharton chose as her model Stendhal's The Charterhouse of Parma.

She was determined that it be both highly literary and commercially viable. When it appeared in 1902, it sold 25,000 copies in six months and established her career as a writer of fiction.

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