Beast in the Jungle
James's subtle mastery of the art of fiction is nowhere more evident than in "The Beast in the Jungle." It regarded by many as his greatest achievement in short fiction. John, the protagonist is re-aquainted with May Bartram, a woman he knew earlier, who remembers his odd secret that is a belief of his life would face some catastrophy or spectacular event like "beast in the jungle". Thrilling!
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“It wouldn’t have been failure to be bankrupt, dishonoured, pilloried, hanged; it was failure not to be anything. ” At a party John Marcher meets May Bartram whom he had met many years before. May ... Read full review
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A man is convinced that some event of significance lurks ahead in his future; he has the sense that a purpose awaits him which is yet to be revealed. He makes the acquaintance of a woman his age with ... Read full review
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