What Maisie Knew
AND The Pupil
By (author) Henry James
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What Maisie Knew by Henry James
Book DescriptionCaught in the crossfire of her parents' acrimonious divorce, witness to their battles, intrigues and affairs, neglected and exploited, Maisie is a child who knows too much about the world of adults. James' portrait of a little girl who maintains her goodness and dignity in the face of the bitterness and profligacy of her warring parents is both thought-provoking and inspiring.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099511946
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Henry James
American, Paperback (June 2017)
A nouveau riche American romances a Frenchwoman but is rejected by her aristocratic family in this masterly tale. James contrasts Old and New World values with his customary grace, eloquence, and subtle wit.
Selected Short Stories, Paperback / softback (June 2017)
Featured tales include "Lord Beaupre," concerning a bogus engagement; "Sir Dominick Ferrand," in which a writer faces a moral quandary; and "The Middle Years," recounting an author's reflections on his achievements."
Outcry, Hardback (November 2016)View all books by Henry James
The first authoritative edition of Henry James's last completed novel, The Outcry (1911).
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Author Biography - Henry James
Henry James was born on 15 April 1843 in New York to a wealthy and intellectual family and as a youth travelled widely and studied in Europe. He briefly studied law at Harvard before he took up writing full-time. His first novel, Watch and Ward, was published in 1871 and many followed including Roderick Hudson (1875), Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Awkward Age (1899), The Wings of the Dove (1902), The Ambassadors (1903) and The Golden Bowl (1904). He also wrote short stories, reviews, biographies, plays and travel books.After a brief period in Paris, James moved to London.He later settled in Rye in Sussex and became a British citizen in 1915. Henry James died on 28 February 1916.
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