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The Golden Bowl

By: Henry James
Published By: Double9 Books
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The Golden Bowl is a book written by Sir Henry James in 1904, the novel is written in an interesting way and consists of amazing characters. The "primary period" of James's career, which some reviewers have regarded as being set in England, comes to an end with this nuanced, in-depth analysis of marriage and adultery. The Golden Bowl explores the complicated relationships between a father, a daughter, and each of their husbands. Nearly all of the book is devoted to exploring the major characters' consciousness, which is done with sometimes-obsessive detail but sometimes with perceptive impact. Prince Amerigo is in London for his marriage to Maggie Verver, the only child of the fabulously wealthy Adam Verver. He runs across Charlotte Stant again, another young American who was formerly his mistress while he lived in Rome. Adam and Charlotte Verver are on their way to the United States when the book concludes. The phrase "if ever the silver string be loosed, or the golden bowl is broken" appears in Ecclesiastes 12 and serves as the title. Author Colm Toibin called it Henry James's best work. The Modern Library ranked it 32nd on its list of the 100 best novels.

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Henry James

Henry James OM was an American-born British author born in New York City on 15 April 1843. He is recognized as a crucial figure in the transition from literary realism to literary modernism. Henry James, Sr., an investor, and banker in Albany, was his father. Henry James was medically unfit in 1861 to fight in the American Civil War. For The Nation and Atlantic Monthly, he produced both fiction and nonfiction writing. Later, in 1878, Watch and Ward was published as a book. He left for Paris in 1875 and arrived in London in 1876. The Portrait of a Lady (1878), was released in 1881. He relocated to Sussex in 1897-1898, where he wrote The Turn of the Screw. He wrote The Ambassadors, The Wings of the Dove, and The Golden Bowl between 1902 and 1904. He received the Order of Merit in 1915 and became a citizen of Great Britain. His memoirs A Small Boy and Others and Notes of a Son and Brother were both published in 1913. He received the Order of Merit in 1915 and became a citizen of Great Britain. He was cremated after passing away on February 28, 1916, in Chelsea, London.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 448 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357271155
  • ISBN-13: 9789357271158
  • Item Weight: 537.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 24.6 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary, Fiction / Romance / Historical / Victorian