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The portrait of a lady

Author: Henry James; Colleen Browning; R W Stallman
Publisher: Norwalk, Conn. : Easton Press, ©1978.
Series: The 100 greatest books ever written
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to enjoy the freedom that her fortune has opened up and to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. It is only when she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the cultivated but worthless Gilbert Osmond that she discovers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Portrait of a lady.
Norwalk, Conn. : Easton Press, ©1978
(OCoLC)760271020
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Colleen Browning; R W Stallman
OCLC Number: 5514777
Description: xi, 516 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Title: The 100 greatest books ever written
Responsibility: Henry James ; illustrations by Colleen Browning ; introduction by R.W. Stallman.

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When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to enjoy the freedom that her fortune has opened up and to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. It is only when she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the cultivated but worthless Gilbert Osmond that she discovers that wealth is a two-edged sword and that there is a price to be paid for independence.

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