Washington Square

(Notable American Authors)

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Washington Square follows the coming-of-age of its plain-faced, kindhearted heroine, Catherine Sloper. Much to her father’s vexation, a handsome opportunist named Morris Townsend woos the long-suffering heiress, intent on claiming her fortune. When ... Continua
Ha scritto il 09/10/12
A great book from Henry James, but I really don't like the end it is a quite sad end and I prefer happy and lovely ends.
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Ha scritto il 15/01/12
It seems that this novel is based on a true story: a dull simple minded good heiress falls in love with a mercenary handsome man and her is father threatens to disinherit her if she does not give her lover up.She does not but her lover is more ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 01/05/11
Family plots
My first english book (it is an adaptation, however). It is a tipical, sad, family novel. A poor, young man wants to marry a rich girl, but her father doesn't want it, in fact he thinks that the boy wants only the fortune of the girl, and he doesn't ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 19/02/11
traduzione franco garnero
copertina:
eastman johnson, _not at home_, new york, brooklyn museum
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Ha scritto il 18/12/09
was so curious to read it after having seen the B/W film version when I was very young- didn't diappoint me at all!
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