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The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth


by Edith Wharton

Mrs. Norma Hatch

Character Analysis

Mrs. Hatch is the woman for whom Lily is a social secretary in Book II. She is a divorcee who came from the West with a lot of money and is trying to break into the New York scene. Mrs. Hatch has a romance with Bertie Van Osburgh, but it never works out.