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The master : a novel

Author: Colm Tóibín
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner edView all editions and formats
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" ... In stunningly resonant prose, Toibin captures the loneliness and longing, the hope and despair of a man who never married, never resolved his sexual identity, and whose forays into intimacy inevitably failed him and those he tried to love. The emotional intensity of Toibin's portrait of James is riveting. Time and again, James, a master of psychological subtlety in his fiction, proves blind to his own heart  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 0743250400 9780743250405 9780743250412 0743250419
OCLC Number: 53903732
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2004, shortlist.
Description: 338 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Colm Tóibín.
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