Washington Square by Henry James is the story of the gentle, dull Catherine Sloper who falls for the ambivalent Morris Townsend, who her father believes is a fortune hunter. When Catherine's father refuses to countenance the marriage and threatens to disinherit her if she proceeds, the dutiful Catherine is unable to choose between her father and the man of her dreams. Often compared to Austen for the precision and elegance of the prose Washington Square is a beautiful tragicomic story that is one of James' bestloved novels.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yukin - LibraryThing
The reason why Catherin can`t believe people who don`t like Morris is that he is the man who propose to her for the first time , and she feels very happy, I think. However , I can`t understand all of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - parissea - LibraryThing
It's a story of parents and lovers. Catharine loves Morris, but her father doesn't allow their marriage because he thinks Morris is a bad man. Catharine suffers this problem. She wants her father ... Read full review