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The master : a novel

Author: Colm Tóibín
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2004.
Edition/Format:   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 emoyional 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 and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Henry James
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 0743250400 9780743250405
OCLC Number: 53903732
Description: 338 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Colm Tóibín.
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Nineteenth-century writer Henry James is heartbroken when his first play performs poorly in contrast to Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" and struggles with subsequent doubts about his  Read more...

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"A marvel." -- John Updike, "The New Yorker"

 
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