Edith Wharton – The Age Of Innocent
Classic Fiction , English Literature / November 11, 2018

Author : Edith Wharton [Edith Newbold Jones] Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : One of Edith Wharton’s most famous novels—the first by a woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1921—exquisitely details a tragic struggle between love and responsibility in Gilded Age New York. The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton’s masterful portrait of desire and betrayal during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people “dreaded scandal more than disease. ”The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton’s twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920. Newland Archer, an aristocratic young lawyer, is engaged to the cloistered, beautiful May Welland. But when May’s cousin Ellen arrives from Europe, fleeing her failed marriage to a Polish count, her worldly and independent nature intrigues and unsettles Archer. Trapped by his passionless relationship with May and the social conventions that forbid a relationship with the disgraced Ellen, Archer is torn between possibility and duty. Wharton’s profound understanding of her characters’ lives makes the triangle of Archer, May, and Ellen both urgent and poignant. An incisive look at the ways desire and emotion must negotiate the complex rules of society,…

David Baldacci – Last Man Standing
Crime Novel , English Literature / November 11, 2018

Author : David Baldacci Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : When Web London’s FBI Hostage Rescue Team is ambushed in a dark alley, Web is the only survivor. As the FBI investigates, suspicion surrounding Web deepens. Now, he needs help from an unlikely ally in his desperate search for the killer of his friends, and finds himself up against a force intent on finishing the job that began in the alley. Last Man Standing is a thriller novel written by David Baldacci. The book was initially published on November 6, 2001 by Grand Central Publishing.[1][2] The novel follows the protagonist, Web London, through a series of harrowing events. London is the only member of his elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team unit to survive after they are ambushed when executing a high risk raid against an apparent drug operation. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us