James, Henry, 1843-1916.
New York, Modern Library 
|描述：||xii, 291 p. 19 cm.|
|丛书名：||Modern library of the world's best books.|
|责任：||Introd. by Clifton Fadiman.|
The shy and sweet daughter of a well-to-do physician, Catherine Sloper seems destined for lifelong spinsterhood until the sudden appearance of a dashing suitor who proposes marriage. Her adored father suspects the would-be fiance of fortune-hunting and threatens her with disinheritance, forcing Catherine to choose between lover and father. Setting his novel in New York City of the 1840s, James masterfully explores the moral consequences of a tender heart's ruthless manipulation.