Marriage a la Mode: Short Story - eBook  -     By: Katherine Mansfield
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Marriage a la Mode: Short Story - eBook

HarperPerennial Classics / 2014 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: HarperPerennial Classics
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781443439732
ISBN-13: 9781443439732

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William’s heart aches. The pleasure he finds in his work is only a temporary distraction from the pain of being separated from his family, especially his wife. Every Saturday he takes the train down to the new house, full of new servants and Isabel’s Bohemian friends. It’s true that they needed a larger house. And he doesn’t really begrudge her the servants. But the extraordinary thing is that he’d never guessed she was so unhappy.

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Author Bio

Katherine Mansfield was a popular New Zealand short-story writer best known for the stories "The Woman at the Shore," "How Pearl Button Was Kidnapped," "The Doll’s House," and her twelve-part short story "Prelude," which was inspired by her happy childhood. Although Mansfield initially had her sights set on becoming a professional cellist, her role as editor of the Queen’s College newspaper prompted a change to writing. Mansfield’s style of writing revolutionized the form of the short story at the time, in that it depicted ordinary life and left the endings open to interpretation, while also raising uncomfortable questions about society and identity. Mansfield died in 1923 after struggling for many years with tuberculosis.

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