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The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
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it was amazing

A must read. James has such a beautiful way with words and the psychology behind the characters is just as compelling today as it was then. Some things never change.

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Henry James
“I always want to know the things one shouldn't do."
"So as to do them?" asked her aunt.
"So as to choose." said Isabel”
Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady

Henry James
“Her reputation for reading a great deal hung about her like the cloudy envelope of a goddess in an epic.”
Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady

Reading Progress

Finished Reading
January 11, 2008 – Shelved

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