The House of Mirth (Diversion Classics)
Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms.
In this novel of manners, Lily Bart’s life is changed forever when she rejects a millionaire’s marriage proposal in favor of Lawrence Selden, the man she loves. After Lily is suspiciously gifted a large sum of money and Selden flees, she begins a downward spiral through New York City’s social classes. THE HOUSE OF MIRTH is at once a sharp critique of New York society life and a classic tragedy.