The Wings Of The Dove

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Fiction - 440 pages
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She waited, Kate Croy, for her father to come in, but he kept her unconscionably, and there were moments at which she showed herself, in the glass over the mantel, a face positively pale with the irritation that had brought her to the point of going away without sight of him.

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Wow, what a magnificent writer! - Goodreads
And so very hard to read. - Goodreads
love story set in England and Venice. - Goodreads
You just have to surrender yourself to the slow pace. - Goodreads
I did very much enjoy the ending. - Goodreads
Great plot, but you could die waiting for it to move. - Goodreads

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difficult to read, but beautiful depiction of interactions and relationships Read full review

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This novel focuses on greed, lust, class society, and what people will do to keep what they have or be able to gain entry into rich society. Henry James delves into the psychology of human nature. Don't turn away from this great novel just because the author is Henry James. Read full review

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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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