Portrait of a Lady
by Henry James
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1882
Number of pages: 534
Spirited, beautiful young American Isabel Archer journeys to Europe to, in modern terms, find herself. But what she finds there may prove to be her undoing, especially when an infinitely sophisticated lady plots against her.
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