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The portrait of a lady. With an introd. by Graham Greene

When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy Aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She then finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself. --From publisher's description.

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  • "When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy Aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She then finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself. --From publisher's description."@en
  • "Considered by many as one of the finest novels in the English language, The Portrait of a Lady is both a dramatic Victorian tale of betrayal and a wholly modern psychological study of a woman caught in machinations she only comes to understand too late. This new edition usefully tracks the major textual changes James made for his New York Edition. - ;'One ought to choose something very deliberately, and be faithful to that.'Isabel Archer is a young, intelligent, and spirited American girl, determined to relish her first experience of Europe. She rejects two eligible suitors in her fervent comm."@en
  • "Tells of the psychological impact of European culture upon an American girl, Isabel Archer, and of her unfortunate marriage."@en

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  • "American fiction"@en
  • "Romance fiction"@en

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  • "The Portrait of lady"
  • "The portrait of a lady. With an introd. by Graham Greene"@en
  • "The Bodley Head Henry James. 5, The portrait of a lady"
  • "The portrait of a lady : with a new introduction an notes"
  • "The Bodley Head Henry James. Vol.5. The portrait of a lady"@en
  • "The Portrait of a lady. [With a portrait.]"@en
  • "The Portrait of a Lady ... With an introduction by Graham Greene"@en
  • "The Portrait of a lady"
  • "The Portrait of a lady"@en

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