Edith Wharton (Jan 24, 1862 – Aug 11, 1937) was an American novelist and short story writer, her most known works are The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature on multiple occasions. Wharton first attempted to write at the age of six. Major themes of her works came from her family relationship. Summer is a novel by Edith Wharton. The story is set in New England and revolves around Charity Royall, an innocent young woman. She has no experience in love affairs, and thus finds herself in a very difficult situation – she get pregnant, but remains to be hated by child’s father. And there is nothing in entire world but her own inner strength to help her stand it. Will she be happy ever after or real life has too little in common with tales? Read and find out!