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Author: Henry James; Lloyd James; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lucy Snowe is a stoic young Englishwoman. Beset by adverse circumstances, on a momentary whim she travels to Belgium to seek her livelihood as a teacher in a girls' boarding school. There, surrounded by giddy pupils, under the control of the cunning school matron, wooed by an eccentric professor, and visited by the ghost of a nun, Lucy begins her adventure in true gothic fashion. James is the acknowledged master of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Lloyd James; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9780786150908 0786150904
OCLC Number: 77811561
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 13, 2007).
Previously released on compact disc, 1999.
Performer(s): Read by Lloyd James.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: Henry James.

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Lucy Snowe is a stoic young Englishwoman. Beset by adverse circumstances, on a momentary whim she travels to Belgium to seek her livelihood as a teacher in a girls' boarding school. There, surrounded by giddy pupils, under the control of the cunning school matron, wooed by an eccentric professor, and visited by the ghost of a nun, Lucy begins her adventure in true gothic fashion. James is the acknowledged master of the psychological novel, which profoundly influenced the 20th-century literary world. The power of his prose and the skill with which he marshals seemingly insignificant details to accomplish his purpose sustains the listener's interest and compels continued contemplation.

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