ETHAN FROME (John Madden, 1993)

Not The House of Mirth, her first success, or, fifteen years later, her Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Innocence (botched by Martin Scorsese in his 1993 film), but Ethan Frome, written in between and published in 1911, was Edith Wharton’s own favorite among her novels. There, she traded in her sharply satiric take on high […]