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The wings of the dove

Author: Henry James; Pierre A Walker
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2003, ©1993.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1902, The Wings of the Dove "represents the pinnacle of James's prose" (Louis Auchincloss). It is a classic example of James's meticulously designed morality tales of treachery and self-betrayal, as a young, naive American heiress becomes both the victim and redeemer of the scheming lovers who conspire to obtain her fortune. This is the definitive New York Edition, which first appeared in 1907,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Pierre A Walker
ISBN: 0812967194 9780812967197
OCLC Number: 52076066
Description: 741 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Responsibility: Henry James ; with a preface by the author ; introduction by Amy Bloom ; notes by Pierre A. Walker (Salem State College).

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First published in 1902, The Wings of the Dove "represents the pinnacle of James's prose" (Louis Auchincloss). It is a classic example of James's meticulously designed morality tales of treachery and self-betrayal, as a young, naive American heiress becomes both the victim and redeemer of the scheming lovers who conspire to obtain her fortune. This is the definitive New York Edition, which first appeared in 1907, and includes the author's preface, new notes by James scholar Peter Walker, and a reading group guide.

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