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The Ambassadors (Middleton Classics)
     

The Ambassadors (Middleton Classics)

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by Henry James
 

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The Ambassadors, considered by Henry James to be his best work, is a dark comic novel of self-discovery delivered within the confines of James� favorite theme: American innocence meeting with European experience. The formidable Mrs. Newsome, a middle-aged widower concerned that her son Chad may have become involved with the beguiling Madame de Vionnet, a woman of

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The Ambassadors, considered by Henry James to be his best work, is a dark comic novel of self-discovery delivered within the confines of James� favorite theme: American innocence meeting with European experience. The formidable Mrs. Newsome, a middle-aged widower concerned that her son Chad may have become involved with the beguiling Madame de Vionnet, a woman of dubious reputation, dispatches her �ambassador� Strether from Woollett, Massachusetts to Paris to retrieve him. But when Strether encounters unexpected complications, Mrs. Newsome decides that she must send a second envoy to confront her wayward son.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016754185
Publisher:
Middleton Classics
Publication date:
04/28/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
April 15, 1843
Date of Death:
February 28, 1916
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
Attended school in France and Switzerland; Harvard Law School, 1862-63

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The Ambassadors 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
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Very poorly formatted. Extraneous punctuation marks and illegibility.
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this is only part of the story
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