A literary historian develops a scheme to gain possession of love letters written by an American poet, and a governess tries to protect the two young children in her care from the ghosts she perceives haunting them.
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'I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them. 'Henry James (1843 - 1916), an American - born writer, was among the originators and leaders of the school of realism in fiction. He lived for a long time in England, and his major novels portray the American encounter with Europe. A prolific writer, James wrote novels, travelogues, biographies, short stories, criticism, and plays. He presented personal relationships, morality, consciousness, and perception as the major issues.About the Author:
Born in 1843, Henry James was of Scottish and Irish ancestry. He started writing short stories and reviews for American journals in 1875 and then went on to write some twenty highly popular and influential novels, including The Portrait of a Lady and The Bostonians. He died in 1916.
Anthony Curtis is a literary journalist and critic. He has published a number of books about Somerset Maugham.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140432248
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS, 1986. Encuadernacion original. Book Condition: NUEVO / NEW. 1ª edicion. 270 paginas. Bookseller Inventory # 1419