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 - The Riverside Press
Mrs Gereth is convinced that Fleda Vetch would make the perfect daughter-in-law. Only the dreamy, highly-strung young woman can genuinely appreciate, and perhaps eventually share, Mrs Gereth's passion for her 'things' - the antique treasures...
by Henry James - The Ladder
Mark Monteith, returned to New York in March to handle the aftermath of his trusted friend's absconding with his, and many others', money, can find no sympathetic ear but one. And a very strange and tragic one it turns out to be.
by Henry James - Macmillan
Hyacinth Robinson has grown up with a strong sense of beauty that heightens his acute sympathy for the inequalities that surround him. Drawn into a secret circle of radical politics he makes a rash vow to commit a violent act of terrorism.
by Henry James - Macmillan and Co.
This wide, cheerful panorama of English life follows the fortunes of two would-be artists: Nick, who vacillates between a political career and his efforts to become a painter, and Miriam, an actress striving for artistic and commercial success.