by Kate Chopin - £2.99 Dover Publications Inc. (1994)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780486277868 | ISBN 10: 0486277860
First published in 1899, this novel shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity.
Poignant and lyrical, it tells the story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marriage. Critics have praised it as a first-rate narrative and a forerunner of the modern novel.
Newly available in this inexpensive edition, The Awakening offers modern readers superb characterization and an insightful portrait of a woman’s awakening to physical passion.
(Price & availability last checked: February 2020)
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