by Henry James
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1880
Number of pages: 300
Washington Square is a searing portrait of selfishness, cruelty and manipulation that brings a radically new psychological depth to the traditional 19th century novel of manners. A story of hidden emotions, fear of breaking conventions, and hypocrisy resulting from those conventions.
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by Henry James
Roderick Hudson is the story of the conflict between art and the passions; the title character is an American sculptor in Italy. Faltering in both his artistic ambitions and his personal relationships, he travels to Switzerland and dies there.
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by Henry James - Macmillan Publishers
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by Henry James - Project Gutenberg
A fable of life and death significance which explores what happens when a man tries to keep the remembrance of his dead friends, to save them from being forgotten entirely in the rush of everyday events. He meets a woman who shares his ideals.