Publish date: January 31st 2002
Publisher: Liana Levi
Pages no: 284
Edition language: French
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
, New York
This was actually assigned me in high school--but amazingly, unlike what is so often the case, I didn't hold it against it. I find this a heartbreaking book--but oh so well worth reading. It's been compared to Jane Austen in its focus on family dynamics, courtship and social satire, but unlike Auste...
Marvelous tale..., wonderful, rich writing... the characterization quite brilliant.(The audible is rather uneven in quality, but I got used to it in the end)
I added Washington Square to my project fill in the gaps list because I wanted to read something by Henry James and this had an intriguing synopsis and was a little shorter than some of his other books. I read it a few days ago to get in some last minute classic reading before the end of the year. I...
Hands down, my favorite Henry James book. I am not a big fan of authors, particularly American, during that time period, but have always enjoyed this book on many, many levels.
I love Henry James. Sometimes, I want to reach into the story and smack some of the women. The story is beautifully told. A must read for lovers of language.
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