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Henry Jamess unabashed look at the workings of the human heart, and the greed and malice which can pull it apart in a tale that still resonates today. A young couple, deeply in love but penniless, embarks upon a scheme to become rich by seducing a we...

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ISBN
9781481220774
Publisher
Barnes & Noble
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Age range
18+ Years
Book language
EN
Pages
450
Format
PDF, DJVU, DOC, FB2
Quality
Extra high quality OCR
Dimensions
6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.91 (d)

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Some brief overview of this book

Henry Jamess unabashed look at the workings of the human heart, and the greed and malice which can pull it apart in a tale that still resonates today. A young couple, deeply in love but penniless, embarks upon a scheme to become rich by seducing a wealthy heiress who is terminally ill. But the plans they hatched have run awry, and in ways that they could never have foreseen. Introduction by Brenda Wineapple.

A few words about book's author

Henry James (1843–1916), born in New York City, was the son of religious philosopher Henry James Sr. and brother of the psychologist and philosopher William James. His early life was spent in America, but he was frequently taken to Europe during his adolescence. He lived in Newport, went briefly to Harvard, and, in 1864, began to contribute both criticism and tales to magazines. In 1869, and then in 1872–74, he paid visits to Europe and began his first novel, Roderick Hudson. Late in 1875, he settled in Paris, where he met Turgenev, Flaubert, and Zola and wrote The American (1877). In December 1876, he moved to London, where two years later he achieved international fame with Daisy Miller. Other famous works include Washington Square (1880), The Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Princess Casamassima (1886), The Aspern Papers (1888), The Turn of the Screw (1898), and three large novels of the new century, The Wings of the Dove (1902), The Ambassadors (1903), and The Golden Bowl (1904). In 1905, he revisited the United States and wrote The American Scene (1907). During his career, he also wrote many woks of criticism and travel. Although old and ailing, he threw himself into war work in 1914, and in 1915, a few months before his death, he became a British subject. In 1916, King George V conferred the Order of Merit on him.

Brenda Wineapple is the author of such acclaimed books as Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877 (a New York Times Notable Book), White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson (a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award as well as a New York Times Notable book), and Hawthorne: A Life (Ambassador Award for the Best Biography of the Year). She teaches in the MFA programs at the New School and Columbia University’s School of the Arts.

Biography

Henry James (1843-1916), born in New York City, was the son of noted religious philosopher Henry James, Sr., and brother of eminent psychologist and philosopher William James. He spent his early life in America and studied in Geneva, London and Paris during his adolescence to gain the worldly experience so prized by his father. He lived in Newport, went briefly to Harvard Law School, and in 1864 began to contribute both criticism and tales to magazines. In 1869, and then in 1872-74, he paid visits to Europe and began his first novel, Roderick Hudson. Late in 1875 he settled in Paris, where he met Turgenev, Flaubert, and Zola, and wrote The American (1877). In December 1876 he moved to London, where two years later he achieved international fame with Daisy Miller. Other famous works include Washington Square (1880), The Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Princess Casamassima (1886), The Aspern Papers (1888), The Turn of the Screw (1898), and three large novels of the new century, The Wings of the Dove (1902), The Ambassadors (1903) and The Golden Bowl (1904). In 1905 he revisited the United States and wrote The American Scene (1907). During his career, he also wrote many works of criticism and travel. Although old and ailing, he threw himself into war work in 1914, and in 1915, a few months before his death, he became a British subject. In 1916 King George V conferred the Order of Merit on him. He died in London in February 1916. Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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