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The wings of the dove

Author: Henry James
Publisher: New York : Penguin Putnam Inc., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry James's unabashed look at the working of the human heart, and the greed and malice which can pull it apart in a tale that still resonates today. A young couple, deeply in love but penniless, embarks upon a scheme to become rich by seducing a wealthy heiress who is terminally ill. But the plans they hatched have run awry, and in ways that they could never have foreseen.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James
ISBN: 0451527283 : 9780451527288
OCLC Number: 41293509
Description: 496 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Henry James ; with an introduction by Brenda Wineapple.

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Henry James's unabashed look at the working of the human heart, and the greed and malice which can pull it apart in a tale that still resonates today. A young couple, deeply in love but penniless, embarks upon a scheme to become rich by seducing a wealthy heiress who is terminally ill. But the plans they hatched have run awry, and in ways that they could never have foreseen.

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