The Touchstone, Edith Wharton (1900) #NovellasInNovember

The Touchstone sets up a moral dilemma for Stephen Glennard, whose career is floundering making it impossible to marry the woman he loves. He is resentful of his contemporaries who always find a place at someone's dinner table or invitation to the opera, while he has to calculate cab fares, clothing and food to make …

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