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The Ambassadors (Annotated - Includes Essay and Biography)
     

The Ambassadors (Annotated - Includes Essay and Biography)

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by Henry James
 

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Lambert Strether has arrived in Paris from Woollett, Massachusetts, at the behest of Mrs. Newsome. She is both his fiance and his employer. Strether is an ambassador for America in the sense that Mrs. Newsome wants him to convince her son Chad to return home. She believes that life in Paris, particularly his French mistress, is corrupting him. Lambert, at first at

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Lambert Strether has arrived in Paris from Woollett, Massachusetts, at the behest of Mrs. Newsome. She is both his fiance and his employer. Strether is an ambassador for America in the sense that Mrs. Newsome wants him to convince her son Chad to return home. She believes that life in Paris, particularly his French mistress, is corrupting him. Lambert, at first at odds with the Paris lifestyle eventually comes to feel that it is right for Chad as he is happier and more civilized than he had been at home.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012896032
Publisher:
Golgotha Press
Publication date:
06/22/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
387 KB

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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