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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tercat - LibraryThing
I read this for a class. It was pretty decent, but I don't know what I would have thought of it had I read it on my own. We spent literally over half of a semester on this one book--I suspect the instructor was obsessed with it. Read full review
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