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The Point of View
The Point of View Sented by Jacob

Henry James (1843 - 1916) was one of the leaders in the school of realism in fiction. He is known for his series of novels in which he portrayed the encounter of America with Europe.

The Pupil
The Pupil Sented by Musa

The Moreen family is a loathsome crew of greedy, dishonorable, self-serving twits—with the notable exception of one brilliant, earnest eleven-year-old son, Morgan

The Pension Beaurepas
The Pension Beaurepas Sented by Rebecca

Two American families are staying at the Pension Beaurepas in Geneva - the young narrator observes them, as does M. Pigeonneau, an older Frenchman.

The Patagonia
The Patagonia Sented by Michael

This 1891 novelette by Henry James tells of an ocean voyage on a ship called The Patagonia, sailing from Boston to Liverpool. The unnamed narrator is friends with a Mrs. Nettlepoint, a woman of good family with a son names Jason.

The Marriages
The Marriages Sented by Daniel

"The Marriages" was written in 1891 by Henry James. It is about a jealous girl who tries to frustrate and ruin the plans of her widowed father to remarry, giving the reason that it would be unjust to the memory of her mother. The ups and downs of married life as well as the adverse affects of marriage on step-children are discussed in detail in this work.

The Lesson of the Master
The Lesson of the Master Sented by Daniel

Henry James, OM (15 April 1843 – 28 February 1916) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language.

The Diary of a Man of Fifty
The Diary of a Man of Fifty Sented by Rebecca

It's an exclusive novel in which Henry has depicted the eccentric feelings of a middle aged man. Remarkable portrayal of individual losses and gains in lifetime, dreams, realizations, regrets and achievements makes the book worth reading.

The Death of the Lion
The Death of the Lion Sented by Christopher

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.

The Chaperon
The Chaperon Sented by Jacob

Rose Tramore, the quietly persistent young woman at the center of Henry James' novella The Chaperon

The Aspern Papers
The Aspern Papers Sented by Sarah Gerdes

In this classic 1888 novella, an anonymous narrator relates his obsessive quest to acquire some letters and other private documents that once belonged to the deceased Romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern. Attempting to gain access to the papers, the property of Aspern's former mistress, he rents a room in a decaying Venetian villa where the woman lives with her aging niece. Led by his zeal into increasingly unscrupulous behavior, the narrator is faced in the end with relinquishing his heart's desire or attaining it an an overwhelming price.

The Altar of the Dead
The Altar of the Dead Sented by Jacob

"The Altar of the Dead" is a short story by Henry James, first published in his collection Terminations in 1895. A fable of literally life and death significance, the story explores how the protagonist tries to keep the remembrance of his dead friends, to save them from being forgotten entirely in the rush of everyday events. He meets a woman who shares his ideals, only to find that the past places what seems to be an impassable barrier between them.

Sir Dominick Ferrand
Sir Dominick Ferrand Sented by Sarah Gerdes

A down-on-his-luck writer makes an impulsive decision to buy a secondhand desk, and in its nooks and crannies, he finds a cache of secret documents that contain explosive secrets that could besmirch the legacy of a prominent politician.

Louisa Pallant
Louisa Pallant Sented by Musa

DescriptionIn this tale from Henry James, a pair of old lovers happen to cross paths in Europe and hash over the details of their ill-fated romance.

Greville Fane
Greville Fane Sented by Musa

One of the motifs that appears again and again in Henry James' work is the often-fraught relationship between the artist and the audience. In the tale "Greville Fane," a journalist assigned the task of writing an obituary for a popular female novelist delves into the woman's family life and discovers some unsavory secrets.Coming in to dress for dinner, I found a telegram: "Mrs. Stormer dying; can you give us half a column for to-morrow evening? Let her off easy, but not too easy." I was late; I was in a hurry; I had very little time to think, but at a venture I dispatched a reply: "Will do what I can." It was not till I had dressed and was rolling away to dinner that, in the hansom, I bethought myself of the difficulty of the condition attached.

We're Friends, Now
We're Friends, Now Sented by Emma

We're Friends, Now This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards:

Eugene Pickering
Eugene Pickering Sented by Sarah Gerdes

"Tell me everything, by all means," I answered, smiling. "I desire nothing better than to lie here in the shade and hear everything." He frowned a little, as if he thought my sympathy a trifle meager. I shook him by the hand and laughed.

Walls of Acid
Walls of Acid Sented by Steve Bark

Dr. Farnham had thought to help the world with his invention, instead he released a plague upon it. And five millenniums have passed since the loathsome Termans were eliminated from the world of Diskra....

One Purple Hope!
One Purple Hope! Sented by Musa

One Purple Hope! is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

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