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The golden bowl with the author's preface

Widower Adam Verver is a wealthy American who has emigrated with his attractive daughter, Maggie, for the sole purpose of luxuriating in the brilliant shine of gilded society. Then Maggie falls in love and weds a charming Italian prince named Amerigo. Adam, too, finds romance when he meet beautiful young Charlotte. But it is the innocent gift of a golden bowl that shatters the polished surface of their charmed lives. For a dark mystery is revealed in the bowl, a mystery that could ruin them. But before that can happen, Maggie determines she must have her revenge. This is the final--and in many ways the most accomplished--novel in James' illustrious career. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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  • "Project Gutenberg presents The golden bowl (complete)"
  • "Project Gutenberg etext of The golden bowl, complete"
  • "Novels and stories"

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  • "Widower Adam Verver is a wealthy American who has emigrated with his attractive daughter, Maggie, for the sole purpose of luxuriating in the brilliant shine of gilded society. Then Maggie falls in love and weds a charming Italian prince named Amerigo. Adam, too, finds romance when he meet beautiful young Charlotte. But it is the innocent gift of a golden bowl that shatters the polished surface of their charmed lives. For a dark mystery is revealed in the bowl, a mystery that could ruin them. But before that can happen, Maggie determines she must have her revenge. This is the final--and in many ways the most accomplished--novel in James' illustrious career. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied."@en
  • "When Maggie Verver gets married, she worries that her widowed father'with whom she has always been close'is going to be lonely, so encourages him to marry her friend Charlotte. What father and daughter do not know is that Charlotte and Maggie's new husband, Prince Amerigo, have a past relationship that is soon rekindled, creating an intricate web of secrets that threaten to tear the marriages apart. With a focus on the consciousness of the four central characters, The Golden Bowl is an examination of relationships'familial and romantic'that explores adultery, jealousy, and the complexities of marriage. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library."@en
  • "Prince Amerigo muses on his approaching marriage, and on the likely consequences of an alliance between Russian aristocracy and American money."
  • "When the golden bowl falls into Maggie's possession, its perfect surface concealing a flaw which also provides the key to its true nature, it inadvertently reveals a surprising truth about Maggie's own circumstances and hopes for a better future."@en
  • "Henry James' complex story of a pair of adulterous lovers, who are married to a rich American collector of European art and to his inexperienced daughter, provides an understanding of the rises and betrayals inherent in society."@en
  • "American innocence and European sophistication provide the backdrop for this story of adultery, jealousy, and possession. A young heiress is engaged to be married, as is her widowed father. But both father and daughter are unaware that their respective betrotheds share a secret one for which everyone involved must pay the price."
  • "In James' last completed novel, American heiress Maggie is struggling to rectify the fraught relationships between herself, her devoted father and her inattentive husband. It is a highly charged study of adultery, jealousy and possession."@en
  • ""Wealth American widower Adam Verver and his daughter Maggie, living a life of luxury in Europe, find themselves trapped in a tricky social situation when Maggie marries an impoverished Italian prince only to learn he is having an affair with her longtime friend Charlotte, who has since married Adam.""@en
  • "Maggie, daughter of an American millionaire, marries an Italian prince; but an eternal triangle prevents them from living happily ever after."
  • "The Golden Bowl is a 1904 novel by Henry James. Set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and daughter and their respective spouses. The novel focuses deeply and almost exclusively on the consciousness of the central characters, with sometimes obsessive detail but also with powerful insight. The title is a quotation from Ecclesiastes 12:6," ... or the golden bowl be broken ... then shall the dust return."@en
  • "The close relationship between American millionaire Adam Verver and his daughter Maggie threatens their respective marriages."@en
  • "James' controversial novel probes the mind of an American heiress as she becomes aware of the affair between her husband and her father's young wife."
  • "A symbolically complex story of two flawed marriages."
  • "This story of the alliance between Italian aristocracy and American millionaires is "a work unique among all [James's] novels: it is [his] only novel in which things come out right for his characters ... he had finally resolved the questions, curious and passionate, that had kept him at his desk on his inquiries into the process of living. He could now make his peace with America-and he could now collect and unify the work of a lifetime."--Leon Edel in The Life of Henry James."@en
  • "Henry James' story of a pair of adulterous lovers who are married, respectively, to a rich American collector of European art and to his inexperienced daughter provides-beyond its expensive, burnished, beautifully appointed exteriors-an understanding of the rises and betrayals inherent in society that is unparalleled in literature."

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "American fiction"
  • "Genres littéraires"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Roman américain"
  • "Psychological fiction"
  • "Psychological fiction"@en
  • "Classic novel"@en
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Allegories"
  • "Love stories"

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  • "La coupe d'or = the golden bowl"
  • "The golden bowl with the author's preface"@en
  • "The Golden Bowl : with the Author's Preface"
  • "La Coupe d'or t.1"
  • "The Golden Bowl -- Complete"@en
  • "La Coupe d'or"
  • "Golden Bowl"@en
  • "Golden Bowl"
  • "The Golden Bowl... (The Prince, the Princess)"
  • "La Coupe d'or : ("the Golden bowl"), roman traduit de l'anglais par Marguerite Glotz"
  • "Zlatni pehar"
  • "The golden bowl : with the author's preface"
  • "La coupe d'or"
  • "LA COUPE D'OR"
  • "金色の盃"
  • "The Golden bowl"
  • "The golden bowl"
  • "The golden bowl"@en
  • "The golden bowl : With the authors preface"
  • "The golden bowl ; with an introduction by R.P. Blackmur"@en
  • "Golden bowl, complete"@en
  • "La Coupe d'or : roman"
  • "Kin'iro no sakazuki"
  • "Kin'iro no sakazuki"@ja
  • "COUPE D'OR"
  • "The golden bowl : by Henry James"@en
  • "Coupe d'or"
  • "La coupe d'or : roman"
  • "The golden bowl : vol. 1"
  • "The golden bowl : With the author's pref"
  • "The golden bowl : [a novel]"@en
  • "The golden Bowl"
  • "Zlatá čaša"
  • "The Golden bowl, introd. by R. P. Blackmur"@en
  • "Golden bowl"@en
  • "Golden bowl"
  • "The coupe d'or (The golden bowl) Roman"
  • "黄金の盃"
  • "Ōgon no sakazuki"
  • "Ōgon no sakazuki"@ja
  • "The golden bowl : [novel]"
  • "La coupe d'or : (the golden bowl)"
  • "La coupe d'or roman"
  • "The Golden Bowl"
  • "The Golden Bowl"@en
  • "The golden bowl : 1-2"
  • "The golden bowl : vol. 2"
  • "The golden bowl complete"@en
  • "The golden bowl by Henry James"@en
  • "The golden bowl in two volumes"

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