by Henry James
Publisher: Macmillan 1888
Number of pages: 397
When pretty but graceless Francie Dosson gossips about her fiancee's family to a sleazy American newspaper reporter named Flack, anyone could have told her something terrible would come of it -- and of course, it did. Naturally there was pressure on her intended to break off the engagement ... pernicious, is what it is. There's a reason that paper is called The Reverberator.
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