The Ambassadors is a 1903 novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review. This dark comedy, one of the masterpieces of James' final period, follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of his widowed fianc(r)e's supposedly wayward son. Strether is to bring the young man back to the family business, but he encounters unexpected complications. The third-person narrative is told exclusively from Strether's point of view.OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia."
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Review: The AmbassadorsUser Review - Derek Ganzhorn - Goodreads
I doubt I'm the only one who felt this, but reading this novel (the first half, anyway), I couldn't help but think of Heart of Darkness. Except where in Conrad's novel, a man must take a personal and ... Read full review
Review: The AmbassadorsUser Review - Apollinaire - Goodreads
I'm a big James fan. Have read and relished him early and late: "The Bostonians," "What Maisie Knew," "Portrait of a Lady," "The Spoils of Poynton," "The Europeans," "Washington Square," "Daisy Miller ... Read full review