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    The Wings of the Dove

    By Henry James

    Paperback £5.99

    Emerging from the grit and stigma of poverty to a life of fairytale privilege under the wing of her aunt, the beautiful and financially ambitious Kate Croy is already romantically involved with promising journalist Merton Densher when they become acquainted with Milly Theale, a New York socialite of immense wealth.

    Daisy Miller and Other Tales

    By Henry James

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    A wonderful new collection of tales exploring Henry James's favourite 'international theme': the experiences of Americans in Europe, and the meeting of the old world and new. Daisy Miller is one of Henry James's great heroines - a young, independent American travelling in Europe, whose flouting of social conventions has...

    Aspern Papers and Other Tales

    By Henry James

    Paperback £8.45

    Offers a selection of author's short stories exploring the relationship between art and life. This book gathers seven short stories such as 'The Aspern Papers', 'The Author of Beltraffio', 'The Lesson of the Master', 'The Figure in the Carpet', 'The Middle Years', 'The Real Thing' and 'Greville Fane'.

    Cambridge Edition of the Complete Fiction of Henry James

    By Henry James

    Hardback Save £7.31 = £77.68

    Henry James's last completed novel, The Outcry 1911, was originally conceived as a play, then adapted into novel form by James with great success. This first authoritative edition provides extensive annotations, a detailed textual history of the work, and a full introduction exploring the novel's literary, cultural and historical contexts.

    Portrait Of A Lady

    By Henry James

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    The talented and beautiful Isabel Archer, courted by several suitors and enriched by her dying uncle, chooses to marry the cold and ambitious Gilbert Osmond. The heroine soon discovers to her cost that freedom of choice is never what it seems.

    The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories

    By Henry James

    Paperback £8.45

    An unsettling new collection of Henry James's best short stories exploring ghosts and the uncanny 'There had been a moment when I believed I recognised, faint and far, the cry of a child; there had been another when I found myself just consciously starting as at the passage, before my...

    Aspern Papers and Other Stories

    By Henry James

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    As well as 'The Aspern Papers', this selection includes 'The Death of the Lion', 'The Figure in the Carpet', and 'The Birthplace'. All four stories concern the figure of the artist and the cult of celebrity. This new edition includes extracts from James's Prefaces and Notebooks that shed light on...

    Portrait of a Lady

    By Henry James

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    When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to enjoy her freedom, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. Then she finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond.

    What Maisie Knew

    By Henry James

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    After her parents' bitter divorce, young Maisie Farange finds herself turned into a 'little feathered shuttlecock' to be swatted back and forth by her selfish mother, Ida, and her vain father, Beale, who value her only as a means of provoking one another.

    The Europeans

    By Henry James

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    One of a series of editions of the author's most famous short stories and novels.

    The Awkward Age

    By Henry James

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    The Awkward Age1899, written at a time when female emancipation and the double standard were subjects of fierce debate, is the most remarkable example of James's dramatic method. The novel traces the experiences of 18-year-old Nanda Brookenham, exposed to corruption in the salon of her youthful, 'modern' mother, who, in...

    Daisy Miller and Other Stories

    By Henry James

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    This volume includes "Daisy Miller", "Pandora", "The Patagonia", and "Four Meetings".

    Daisy Miller (1878)

    By Henry James

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    Broadview's edition of this classic realist novella includes a very broad range of historical appendices.

    What Maisie Knew

    By Henry James

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    The child of violently divorced parents, Maisie Farange opens her eyes on a distinctly modern world. Mothers and fathers keep changing their partners and names, while she herself becomes the pretext for all sorts of adult sexual intrigue. The novel traces the course of her education and ends with the...

    Turn of the Screw and Other Stories

    By Henry James

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    A young, inexperienced governess is charged with the care of Miles and Flora, two small children abandoned by their uncle at his grand country house. She sees the figure of an unknown man on the tower and his face at the window. It is Peter Quint, the master's dissolute valet,...

    Wings of the Dove

    By Henry James

    Paperback £8.45

    ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes...

    Ambassadors

    By Henry James

    Paperback £6.65

    Portrait of a Lady

    By Henry James

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    Considered by many as one of the finest novels in the English language, The Portrait of a Lady is both a dramatic Victorian tale of betrayal and a wholly modern psychological study of a woman caught in machinations she only comes to understand too late. This new edition usefully tracks...

    American

    By Henry James

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    A wealthy American man of business descends on Europe in search of a wife to make his fortune complete. His bid for Claire de Cintre hand receives an icy welcome from the heads of her aristocratic family. Can they stomach his manners for the sake of his dollars? Out of...

    The Golden Bowl

    By Henry James

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    A rich American art-collector and his daughter Maggie buy in for themselves and to their greater glory a beautiful young wife and a noble husband. They do not know that Charlotte and Prince Amerigo were formerly lovers, nor that on the eve of the Prince's marriage they had discovered, in...

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