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País del Placer

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País del Placer by Edith Wharton is a captivating story that delves into the complexities of love, desire, and societal expectations. The protagonist, Undine Spragg, is a fascinating character whose ambition and relentless pursuit of pleasure drive the narrative forward.

Wharton's writing is lush and evocative, painting a vivid picture of the world in which Undine resides. The contrast between the opulence of the upper class and the grittiness of urban life is skillfully depicted, adding depth to the story.

The themes of the novel, including the impact of wealth on relationships and the consequences of selfishness, are still relevant today. Undine's character is both alluring and repulsive, and readers will find themselves torn between rooting for her success and condemning her actions.

Overall, País del Placer is a thought-provoking and compelling read that will leave readers reflecting on the choices we make in the pursuit of happiness. Wharton's insightful exploration of human nature and society make this novel a timeless classic.

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El país del placer llamada así por la primera traducción en español de esta novela de Edith Wharton publicada por la revista La España Moderna en 1910 es la segunda novela de Edith Wharton, publicada en 1905. Narra el drama personal de una mujer agraciada en la alta sociedad de Nueva York de inicios del siglo XX. - Summary by Phileas Fogg


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