Four meetings is another one of those quite mysterious love stories written by Henry James in the year 1909. It is a story of a man’s suppressed passionate feelings for a lady he has met but four times. A lady he had unusually felt something for but had her eyes fixed on another whom he dared to question how she viewed him. It was a love story in four meetings and nothing more, nothing longer. I was all but four meetings.
Eugene Pickering is one of Henry James’ most beautifully written books about a romantic story of hidden desires. Pickering seemed to be under the spell of quite a mysterious and very interesting woman that caught his eyes. This is a story about a traditional courtship, a shy gentleman and a charming lady. It tells how everything blooms from a simple letter-writing and how courtship makes you reveal so much of a person you may have long wished to know.
The Death Of The Lion is another greatly written book by Henry James. It tells about the story of a great writer in the name of Neil Paraday. It tells about his successes and frustrations, how he died and how the people around him have honored him by dedicating the published book about himself. This is a story of a great man known as a Lion in his chosen field even when he died he remained a man of great influence.
This is another book written by Henry James. It tells a story based on a diary of a man who have, at the end of his seemingly very meaningful experiences, realized that his happiness could not depend on the happiness of another. It is a story that tells how practically right it is to find your own happiness instead of having it based on the happiness of another. James amuses the readers of how late in life a man was able to realize all these.
This book is another beautifully written story by Henry James in the year 1896. It was all about his personal relationships and how these relationships have been survived. This book is uniquely written in a way that a character in it shares his points of view and their consciousness and perception had been explored. It demonstrates how writers are supposedly able to write freely about anything in the world. It shows how James creatively imagined the point of view of a character within his story.
This is one of the most acclaimed and popular novellas ever written by Henry James, Published as a book in 1888, it is based on an anecdote James heard regarding a Percy Shelley fan, who tried to acquire some priceless letters written by the acclaimed English lyric poet. Set in the romantic city of Venice, this work of art is testament to the author’s masterful character and suspense building. It follows the narrators quest to find Juliana, the lover of renowned and dead American poet Jeffery Aspern.
Previously published as a series in the Atlantic Monthly in 1876 to 1877, this novel by James Henry officially became a book in 1887. It follows awkward adventures of Christopher Newman, an American businessman who sets foot for the first time in Europe. The eclectic mix of comedy and melodrama adds to the appeal of the novel powered by the crude and gauche behavior of the central character. Through him, the author has successful pushed forth the novel’s premise of acceptance of good and bad and their unavoidable clash.
This is a novel written by H. James, published as a book in 1899. It’s a light and concise story about the complicated life of a young girl in her family. Mr. and Mrs. Brookenham are the parents of a worthless son Harold and sweet and knowledgeable Nanda. Mrs. Brook is trying to get her daughter married to Mitchy, a rich but rather naïve member of her social circle. But Nanda urges Mitchy to marry Aggie the step- niece of one of Mrs. Brook’s friends (the Duchess).
This is another novel written by Henry James, where the Narrator of the story is somewhat a naïve American admirer of English novelist Mark Ambient. The narrator is very happy about Ambient’s work, especially hi novel Beltraffio. He also met Ambient’s wife and son Dolcino where he learned that she dislike her husband’s novels and considers them pagan and corrupt. Dolcino eventually becomes ill, and in order to “protect” him from what he see as the hurtful influence of his father, Ambient’s wife withholds the boy’s medicine and Dolcino dies.
This is a short story written by the American-Born writer Henry James. Published in 1894, it revolves around the character of Frank Saltram, who despite being debt ridden has people fascinated. Despite her almost unlikable nature, he receives the candidacy for the Coxon fund that involves a huge sum of money. With references from classics like the old man and the se and Arabian nights, this a story of inheritance, luck and marriage based upon dowry.