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Ethan Frome

Title: Ethan Frome
Author: Edith Wharton
Finished: August 27
Pages: 176
Publisher: Signet Classics
Publish Year: 2000
ISBN: 0451527666

A short tale of love and tragedy and sacrifice in a lonely and poor life.

An easy read, finished within a matter of hours. The story of Ethan Frome, a poor farming man who lives with his wife and her sister, who happens to fall in love with. Through the course of events, Mattie (the sister) is sent away and tragedy strikes the family, causing everyone in the town to wonder what really happened on that winter night on the way to the train station.

Good story.

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