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The House of Mirth
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  • Lily reviewed them with a scornful impatience: Carry Fisher, with her shoulders, her eyes, her divorces, her general air of embodying a "spicy paragraph"; young Silverton, who had meant to live on proof-reading and write an epic, and who now lived on his friends and had become critical of truffles; Alice Wetherall, an animated visiting-list, whose most fervid convictions turned on the wording of invitations and the engraving of dinner-cards; Wetherall, with his perpetual nervous nod of…

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  • I think Game of Thrones is the most epic fantasy written since The Rings Trilogy.
  • She says Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans and the other Leatherstocking Tales is the first American epic.

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