Catherine Sloper is forbidden by her wealthy father to marry the fortune-hunting Morris Townsend. She secretly promises to marry Townsend when he is ready, but then realizes that Townsend is only waiting for her father to change his mind about her inheritance.
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"Perhaps the only novel in which a man has successfully invaded the feminine field and produced a work comparable to Jane Austen's." -Graham GreeneAbout the Author:
American author Henry James (1843–1916) spent most of his career in Europe and ultimately adopted British citizenship. A prolific writer of criticism, biography, and travel-related books and articles, James is known above all for his highly influential novels, which frequently explore the clash of Old and New World cultures.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX014062192X