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Book Information: Roman Fever

Roman Fever (1934) [Short Story]
by Edith Wharton Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Two middle-aged American widows meet on the terrace of a restaurant in Rome as their daughters leave for an afternoon outing. The women grew up together, and soon reflect upon the past. Long repressed bitterness soon leads to the revelation of old secrets.

First published in Liberty, November 1934.

Original title: Roman Fever
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     World Over, the (1936) [Collection]
      Author: Edith Wharton
     Fiction: A Harpercollins Pocket Anthology (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , James Joyce , D. H. Lawrence , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , Alice Walker , Edith Wharton , Willa Cather , Katherine Anne Porter , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Gabriel García Márquez , Louise Erdrich , Chinua Achebe , Margaret Atwood , Ralph Ellison , Doris Lessing , Joyce Carol Oates , Flannery O'Connor , Kate Chopin , Guy de Maupassant , Raymond Carver , Bobbie Ann Mason , Alice Munro , Richard Wright , Denise Chávez

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