I finished Edith Wharton's masterpiece yesterday, and I'm still kind of reeling. I generally try to avoid honorifics like "best novel ever" or "greatest American novel" and so on. But Age of Innocence really is quite incredible, and, at the moment, I consider it the best novel I've ever read.
The Age of Awesome
Upon finishing Edith Wharton's "The Age of Innocence," one reader barely hesitates before calling it the "best novel ever"