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The portrait of a lady

Author: Henry James
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, ©2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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 determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She then finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself. A story of intense poignancy, Isabel's tale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James
ISBN: 0141439637 9780141439631
OCLC Number: 51108236
Description: 656 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Henry James ; edited with an introduction by Geoffrey Moore and notes by Patricia Crick.
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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 determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She then finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself. A story of intense poignancy, Isabel's tale of love and betrayal still resonates with modern audiences.

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