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The novel is beautifully and sensitively written, very detailed and engaging.
I bought and read this novel, not so much because it's about Henry James as that is is written by Colm Toibin, one of my favorite contemporary writers.
I learned a great deal about Henry James and his life and his extraordinary family.
I enjoyed the book. It was well written in just the kind of flowing prose that I like. I loved the characterization especially of Henry and the couple that were his house keepers. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Janice M Smith
It is a wonderful book on Henry James, kind of in the style of James. Very interesting, and have such great dark humor at places. I recommend it.Published 24 days ago by Ruofan Li
Colm Toibin’s novel The Master is one of hauntings. It is so because it discusses the seeds for Henry James’s “ghost” stories, notably The Turn of the Screw, and because James’s... Read morePublished 2 months ago by W. J. TAYLOR
Beautifully written. Some revelations, if you don't know much about James (as I did not). Leisurely, elegant, and interesting.Published 2 months ago by anniep
Beautifully written. Made me want to go on a Henry James reading spree.Published 3 months ago by Stellar Addla
Interesting novel, however being familiar with James' complete body of work would have been helpfulPublished 3 months ago by Periwinkle Blue
The Master is an unbelievably ambitious novel written from the perspective of Henry James - in and of itself a daring thing to do. Read morePublished 4 months ago by susan mcateer