The Touchstone

Edith Wharton Salley Vickers January 06, 2020

The Touchstone Edith Wharton Salley Vickers Glancing by chance at an advertisement in the Spectator, Stephen Glennard perceives a way to escape the downward spiral his career has taken, begin a new life for himself, and win the hand of the beautiful Alexa Trent It would seem he has one highly sought after possession the letters written to him by the eminent and now deceased author, Margaret Aubyn All he need do iGlancing by chance at an advertisement in the Spectator, Stephen Glennard perceives a way to escape the downward spiral his career has taken, begin a new life for himself, and win the hand of the beautiful Alexa Trent It would seem he has one highly sought after possession the letters written to him by the eminent and now deceased author, Margaret Aubyn All he need do is silence his uneasy conscience and sell the letters for publication.As the publicity frenzy around its publication heightens, the Aubyn Letters becomes the latest hot topic among the glamorous and money driven society that Glennard s wealth now gives him entr e to And the source of greatest fascination is the identity of the man whom Aubyn so adored but who has betrayed her so irrevocably Glennard, resolute in his silence, can only watch in dismay as, from the grave, Aubyn begins to exert a powerful and unmistakable influence over him.Exploring the dual themes of money and moral compromise, The Touchstone is an early and extremely accomplished work, foreshadowing many of Wharton s greatest novels.

The Touchstone Edith Wharton Salley Vickers

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