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I enjoyed the book immensely, and after finishing it I began reading the Afterword by Michael Cunningham.
Washington Square is easily my favorite among the Henry James novels I have read, outdoing even James' magnificent gothic masterpiece, The Turn of the Screw.
Henry James's novel looks almost alarmingly simple: A young woman must choose between the love of a father and the love of a young man.
Elegant and witty at the start,but kind of slows down near the end.Published 15 days ago by Michael Lewyn
An excellent read after watching the movie, The Heiress. Characters of Henry James are timeless and real. Don't miss the experience.Published 7 months ago by Sandra J. Wehle
The old movie The Heiress was better than this book! I found the style of writing stiff and hard to understand!Published 8 months ago by LAURA Y HURST
I don't remember ordering this item. I can not tell what this is a picture of. I don't recall it.Published 9 months ago by paul m
If you've never seen the movie The Heiress you should. This wonderful story was its inspiration. The historical I site into an earlier time is grand.Published 10 months ago by M. Zelle
Well written, dated, but lovely story! Worth the read! Very refreshing to read a book so well written! Read morePublished 12 months ago by Pansy Yokum
It is a fine and touching story with wonderful local colour and humour as well as a terrible sense of how being in the right can be a form of tyranny. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Maureen
This is a criticism of the book's condition upon receipt rather than the book itself. I bought it for pennies, but it was advertised as in very good condition and it was not. Read morePublished 12 months ago by M. Sample