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Author: David Lodge
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story begins in December 1915, with the dying author Henry James, surrounded by his relatives and servants, then loops back to the 1880s to chart the course of his 'middle years', focusing on his friendship with the illustrator George Du Maurier and his relationship with American writer Constance Fenimore Woolson.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lodge
ISBN: 0141018224 9780141018225 9780143036098 0143036092
OCLC Number: 62623932
Notes: Originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 2004.
Description: 388 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: David Lodge.

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A bold new departure for Lodge... his portrait of Henry James explores an interaction of fragility and strength, delicacy and force. ("The New York Review of Books")

 
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