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Portrait of a Lady

Paperback, 09/04/2009, £6.99
Considered by many as one of the finest novels in the English language, The Portrait of a Lady is both a dramatic Victorian tale of betrayal and a wholly modern psychological study of a woman caught in machinations she only comes to understand too late. This new edition usefully tracks the major textual changes James made for his New York Edition.


Paperback, 14/08/2008, £9.99

Daisy Miller and Other Stories

Paperback, 29/01/2009, £6.99
This volume includes "Daisy Miller", "Pandora", "The Patagonia", and "Four Meetings".

Golden Bowl

Paperback, 29/01/2009, £9.99

What Maisie Knew

Paperback, 14/08/2008, £6.99
The child of violently divorced parents, Maisie Farange opens her eyes on a distinctly modern world. Mothers and fathers keep changing their partners and names, while she herself becomes the pretext for all sorts of adult sexual intrigue. The novel traces the course of her education and ends with the death of her childhood. It is one of James's finest studies of lost innocence.


Paperback, 26/03/2009, £9.99
The plot of this novel revolves around the feminist movement in Boston in the 1870s. F.R. Leavis called it one of "the two most brilliant novels in the language. "The novel's many allusions to the historical and social background of Boston society are explained in the editorial material.

Spoils of Poynton

7, 11/09/2008, £9.99

Wings of the Dove

Paperback, 25/06/2009, £9.99

Washington Square

7, 11/11/2010, £6.99
Catherine Sloper is heiress to a fortune and is easily overwhelmed by the attentions of a handsome but penniless suitor. Her clever father is implacably opposed to the match, and the scene for a classic confrontation is set. This new edition of James's most enduringly popular work offers more information than any previous edition.

All a Novelist Needs: Colm Toibin on Henry James

Paperback, 29/10/2010, £21.50
Toibin's remarkable insights provide scholars, students, and general readers a fresh encounter with James's well-known texts.

Ghost Stories of Henry James

Paperback, 05/02/2008, £2.99
Henry James was arguably the greatest practitioner of what has been called the psychological ghost story. This edition includes all ten of his tales in this genre.

Portrait of a Lady

Paperback, 07/02/2008, £6.99
Isabel Archer's main aim in life is to protect her independence. She is not interested in settling down and compromising her freedom for the sake of marriage. But, on a trip around Europe, she finds herself captivated by the charming Gilbert Osmond, who is very interested in the idea of adding Isabel to his collection of beautiful artworks.