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    So many characters and twists and turns Hard for me to follow but I'm glad I read these stories He's a classic I will attempt to read of his books

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    The 3 stars are for What Maisie Knew Typical Jamesian writing with respect to which I am of two minds Sometimes it's entrancing At other times it is torture James's use of language in this book was accessible than say The Golden Bowl but that's not saying much The plot and scene construction were above average for a James novel As for the characters I did love the bad parents true timeless role models The whole book re

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    Review of The Other House Not one of James's better efforts and it is not a mystery to me that it has not been reprinted in many decades perhaps since its first appearance This is an adaptation of a play that James could not get sta

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    The first novel in this volume The Other House is downright weird and didn't uite work for me but the other three are gems each in its own way James is not everybody's cup of tea but if you've enjoyed any of his earlier novels these t

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Ich was derived from the scenario for a three act play Set in two neighboring houses and told mostly through dialogue the novel explores the violent and tragic conseuences of jealousy and frustrated passion In The Spoils of Poynton 1897 one of the most tightly constructed of James’s late novels a house and its exuisite antiue furnishings and artwork become the source of a protracted struggle involving the proud and imperious Mrs Gereth her amiable son Owen his philistine fiancée Mona Brigstock and the sensitive Fleda Vetch whose moral judgment is tested by her conflicting allegiancesWhat Maisie Knew 1897 explores with perception and. The 3 stars are for What Maisie Knew Typical Jamesian writing with respect to which I am of two minds Sometimes it s entrancing At other times it is torture James s use of language in this book was accessible than say The Golden Bowl but that s not saying much The plot and scene construction were above average for a James novel As for the characters I did love the bad parents true timeless role models The whole book reminds me of a saying from the 1960s as modified for the occasion never trust anyone over 3 The Complete Idiots Guide to the American Presidency respect to which I am of two minds Sometimes it s entrancing At other times it is torture James s use of language in this book was accessible than say The Golden Bowl but that s not saying much The plot and scene construction were above average for a James novel As for the characters I did love the bad parents true timeless A New Voice for Israel role models The whole book Nectar (Nectar reminds me of a saying from the 1960s as modified for the occasion never trust anyone over 3

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Novels 1896–1899 The Other HouseThe Spoils of PoyntonWhat Maisie KnewThe Awkward Age

Sensitivity the effect upon a young girl of her parents’ bitter divorce and their subseuent remarriages In writing the novel James chose as his point of view what he described as “the consciousness the dim sweet scared wondering clinging perception of the child” The Awkward Age 1899 examines the complicated relations among the members of a sophisticated London social circle almost entirely through dialogue as it depicts the shifting marital prospects of a young woman poised on the verge of adult life Both of these novels insightfully explore the ambiguity of childhood “innocence” amid adult struggles over money power and lov. Review of The Other House Not one of James s better efforts and it is not a mystery to me that it has not been reprinted in many decades perhaps since its first appearance This is an adaptation of a play that James could not get staged from the evidence it was probably a pretty mediocre bit of drama as well with the sensationalist bit of the plot arriving far too late and to little purpose really to make the book interesting Not really worth the trouble of reading unless you re curiousFor the other three novels in this volume please see my individual reviews of the works Dear Dracula remarriages In writing the novel James chose as his point of view what he described as “the consciousness the dim sweet scared wondering clinging perception of the child” The Awkward Age 1899 examines the complicated Daughters Of Arabia: Princess 2 (Princess Series) relations among the members of a sophisticated London social circle almost entirely through dialogue as it depicts the shifting marital prospects of a young woman poised on the verge of adult life Both of these novels insightfully explore the ambiguity of childhood “innocence” amid adult struggles over money power and lov. Review of The Other House Not one of James s better efforts and it is not a mystery to me that it has not been Les nationalismes dans l'Espagne contemporaine reprinted in many decades perhaps since its first appearance This is an adaptation of a play that James could not get staged from the evidence it was probably a pretty mediocre bit of drama as well with the sensationalist bit of the plot arriving far too late and to little purpose Before Our Eyes really to make the book interesting Not Les trucs danglais quon a oublié de vous enseigner really worth the trouble of El juicio, La memoria (Plaza re curiousFor the other three novels in this volume please see my individual Taxi pour la liberté reviews of the works

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This Library of America volume collects four novels written by Henry James in the period immediately following his unsuccessful five year long attempt to establish himself as a playwright on the London stage Hoping to convert his “infinite little loss” into “infinite little gain” James returned to the novelistic examination of English society with a new appreciation for what he called the “divine principle of the Scenario” “a key that working in the same general way fits the complicated chambers of both the dramatic and the narrative lock”His continued interest in dramatic form is demonstrated in The Other House 1896 wh. So many characters and twists and turns Hard for me to follow but I m glad I read these stories He s a classic I will attempt to read of his books Boyz r Us returned to the novelistic examination of English society with a new appreciation for what he called the “divine principle of the Scenario” “a key that working in the same general way fits the complicated chambers of both the dramatic and the narrative lock”His continued interest in dramatic form is demonstrated in The Other House 1896 wh. So many characters and twists and turns Hard for me to follow but I m glad I The Beholding read these stories He s a classic I will attempt to Neural Networks read of his books