The Portrait Of A Lady

Isabel Archer, a beautiful and adventurous young American woman, has been brought to Europe by her Aunt, Mrs Touchett, hoping to find a future husband for her niece. When Isabel...

The Portrait of a Lady

“Things are always different than what they might be...If you wait for them to change, you will never do anything.”Isabel Archer is a young woman who has inherited a large sum...

The Aspern Papers

One of James’ most popular novellas, "The Aspern Papers" is based on the letters exchanged between the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and his wife’s stepsister...

Roderick Hudson

Originally published in 1875 as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly, Roderick Hudson is a One has the money but not the talent. One has the talent but not the money. It would seem...

What Maisie Knew

‘What Maise Knew’ (1897) should perhaps have been titled ‘Divorce for Dummies‘ instead. In this tense and clever novel, Henry James lays out with perfect clarity what not...

The American

Self-made American millionaire Christopher Newman arrives in Paris brimming with hope and optimism, excited to experience the culture and, hopefully, find the perfect woman to...

The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors is a dark comedy, one of the masterpieces of James's final period. It follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of Chad, his...

The Aspern Papers

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...

The Europeans

This light-hearted masterpiece tells of the influence Eugenia and her brother Felix exert on their Bostonian cousins when they visit the New World.In the hope of making a wealthy...

The Turn Of The Screw

Widely recognized as one of literature's most gripping ghost stories, this classic tale of moral degradation concerns the sinister transformation of two innocent children into...

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