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Washington Square - a book by James, Henry

Washington Square

Washington Square( )
Author: James, Henry
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

Wealthy Dr. Austin Sloper lives in Washington Square, New York, with his daughter Catherine, a sweet but dull woman who is a great disappointment to him. When Catherine meets the charming Morris Townsend her father strongly disapproves, believing him to be after Catherine's money. He may well be right, forcing Catherine to choose between her father and her fiancé.

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:0.69 Pounds
Author Biography
James, Henry (Author)
Henry James, American novelist and literary critic, was born in 1843 in New York City. Psychologist-philosopher William James was his brother. By the age of 18, he had lived in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, and New England. In 1876, he moved to London, having decided to live abroad permanently.

James was a prolific writer; his writings include 22 novels, 113 tales, 15 plays, approximately 10 books of criticism, and 7 travel books. His best-known works include Daisy Miller, The Turn of the Screw, The Portrait of a Lady, The Ambassadors, and The American Scene. His works of fiction are elegant and articulate looks at Victorian society; while primarily set in genteel society, James subtlely explores class issues, sexual repression, and psychological distress.

Henry James died in 1916 in London. The James Memorial Stone in Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey, commemorates him.


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