What are the best books of Gilded Age?

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    #1The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence

    In Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Newland Archer must choose between social stability, as embodied by the wealthy socialite May Welland, or passion in the form of Ellen Olenska.


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    Billy Ross
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "This serves as a wonderful and bitter reminder of the differences between rich and poor in the nineteenth century America, and the thoughts in perspectives from the former kind during the time. Anyone who feels they're following the status quo or neglecting their personal desires will take interest in this novel."
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    #2The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    One of Mark Twain's most beloved and respected novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer presents a tale of two young boys, their antics and adventures in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri.


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    #3The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a classic American novel by Mark Twain. Published in 1884, it tells the story of a naughty boy settled in the Mississippi Valley. Full of humor it's also considered a deep and complex work.

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    Abhinav Chavan
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "What can I say about "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" classic book that was written over one hundred years ago by Mark Twain. This is a classic that has stood the test of time and depicts the life of a young boy who befriends a runaway slave boy and their adventure together. "
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    #4The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov is Fyodor Dostoyevsky's final novel. It tells the story of four brothers―Dmtiri, Ivan, Alyosha, and Smerdyakov. Dostoyevsky writes about 19th-century Russian life and talks about religion, ethics, and morality.


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    Magdalena Paredes
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "There are a lot of different books from the Gilded Age but I think my favorite has to be The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. This book was really informative across a few different subjects and the story was really entertaining."
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    #5The Complete Sherlock Holmes

    The Complete Sherlock Holmes

    The Complete Sherlock Holmes is a collection, in English and Spanish, of all the books and short stories of the popular character created by Arthur Conan Doyle. It features day and night mode and bookmark function.




    Jeffrey Hamilton
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Compelling and exciting, this series of Sherlock Holmes stories leaves you guessing on the whodunit mysteries. Can you figure it out crimes before the actual suspect is revealed? If you're a fan of Sherlock Holmes or mystery stories then this is for you. Even if you aren't a fan, give this a look over, you may find yourself milling through the stories for hours. I know I did."
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    #6The Glass Menagerie

    The Glass Menagerie

    The Glass Menagerie is a play by Tennessee Williams which tells the story of a mother with her son and daughter, and her daughter's suitor who all cling to a dream world so fragile and easily shattered. It was published in 1999 by New Directions.


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    Brandon Barnes
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "The Glass Menagerie is a timeless story about a dysfuntional family in the 30s. It is a play, and is written in that style. The story is great, and I have read it many times over the years."
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    #7A Room of One's Own

    A Room of One's Own

    In A Room of One's Own, author Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister equal in talent, and genius, but her legacy is radically different. She never writes a word and dies by her own hand.


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    Daniel Dean
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I think it is amazing that writings from a hundred years ago are still relevant today. This book is very inspiring for women. This is a very witty piece of work."
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    #8The Tea Rose

    The Tea Rose

    The Tea Rose is a historical romance fiction book and the first book in the series written by Jennifer Donnelly. This adult romance novel is first published in 2002. 


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    Santiago Peralta
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "The gilded age is an age that goes back to the 1800's. This book occurs in the 1888 which is proper. I never have read it but it fits the topic."
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    #9The Secret Garden

    The Secret Garden

    The Secret Garden is a novel about Mary Lennox, a spoiled and alone child who is sent to his grieving uncle after her parent's death. She found out about that there is a forgotten garden there and she visited it to know its mysteries.


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    Alejandro Delgado
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "I have been meaning to give this novel another another read since I first read through it years ago. I remember how captivated I was reading through it. I have read several Gilded Age books, and this is by far one of the best."
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    #10A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a classic coming-of-age book by Betty Smith that tells the story of a girl named Francie Nolan and her poverty-stricken family as they struggle to survive in early 20th century Brooklyn, New York.

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    Shaurya Pawar
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "Classic coming-of-age novel about a young girl during the turn of the 20th century in Brooklyn. A great book written by Betty smith and definitely worth reading as its listed as a Modern Day Classic."
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    #11Threads and Flames

    Threads and Flames
    Threads and Flames by Esther Friesner is a historical fiction book is about a journey on finding a job that suits you and falling in love at the same time. This book is somehow likened to American history.

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    Cristina Zamudio
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This is a well-written book. It wonderfully told the story of historical significance."


Best What are the best books of Gilded Age
1The Age of InnocenceBooks 45 Paid
2The Adventures of Tom SawyerBooks 37 Paid
3The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnBooks 35 Free
4The Brothers KaramazovBooks 33 Paid
5The Complete Sherlock HolmesApps 31 Free
6The Glass MenagerieBooks 27 Paid
7A Room of One's OwnBooks 27 Paid
8The Tea RoseBooks 24 Paid
9The Secret GardenBooks 22 Paid
10A Tree Grows in BrooklynBooks 0 Paid

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