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The Bucaneers by Edith Wharton, Marion Mainwaring

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Bucaneers Wharton s final novel completed by Marion Mainwaring after the author s death in revolves around American and British society in the s Told in large part through the eyes of American debutantes the story portrays innocent wide eyed almost ethereal girls who turn into socially conscious women with financial worries unrecognizable even to themselves The beginning sections quickly catch the listener s attention with lush descriptions of rooms clothes and the heights of feminine beauty We enter a world of intrigue secrets characters with past relationships that could prove fatal and competition taken to its limits Its literary value notwithstanding this book might appeal to soap opera and romance fans For more attentive listeners it quickly becomes disconcerting as more and more characters with awkward British sounding names are added It s increasingly difficult to recall who s who without backing up the tape Most libraries can pass on this one Rochelle Ratner formerly Poetry Editor Soho Weekly News New York

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