The Golden Bowl

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The Golden Bowl

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A thing to marvel at, a thing to be grateful for.A rich American art-collector and his daughter Maggie buy in for themselves and to their greater glory a beautiful young wife and noble husband. They do not know that Charlotte and Prince Amerigo were formerly lovers, nor that on the eve of the Princes marriage they had discovered, in a Bloomsbury antique shop, a golden b A thing to marvel at, a thing to be grateful for.A rich American art-collector and his daughter Maggie buy in for themselves and to their greater glory a beautiful young wife and noble husband. They do not know that Charlotte and Prince Amerigo were formerly lovers, nor that on the eve of the Princes marriage they had discovered, in a Bloomsbury antique shop, a golden bowl with a secret flaw. The superstitious Amerigo, fearing for his gilded future, refuses to accept it as a wedding gift from Charlotte. Dont you think too much of cracks, she is later to say to him, arent you too afraid of them? I risk the cracks... When the golden bowl is broken, Maggie must leave the security of her childhood and try to reassemble the pieces of her shattered happiness. In this, the last of his three great poetic masterpieces, James combined with a dazzling virtuosity elements of social comedy, of mystery, terror, and myth. The Golden Bowl is the most controversial, ambiguous, and sophisticated of Jamess novels. The text of this Worlds Classics paperback is that of the first English edition (1905). Jamess Preface is included, and a new introduction, notes, and selected variant readings.

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A thing to marvel at, a thing to be grateful for.A rich American art-collector and his daughter Maggie buy in for themselves and to their greater glory a beautiful young wife and noble husband. They do not know that Charlotte and Prince Amerigo were formerly lovers, nor that on the eve of the Princes marriage they had discovered, in a Bloomsbury antique shop, a golden b A thing to marvel at, a thing to be grateful for.A rich American art-collector and his daughter Maggie buy in for themselves and to their greater glory a beautiful young wife and noble husband. They do not know that Charlotte and Prince Amerigo were formerly lovers, nor that on the eve of the Princes marriage they had discovered, in a Bloomsbury antique shop, a golden bowl with a secret flaw. The superstitious Amerigo, fearing for his gilded future, refuses to accept it as a wedding gift from Charlotte. Dont you think too much of cracks, she is later to say to him, arent you too afraid of them? I risk the cracks... When the golden bowl is broken, Maggie must leave the security of her childhood and try to reassemble the pieces of her shattered happiness. In this, the last of his three great poetic masterpieces, James combined with a dazzling virtuosity elements of social comedy, of mystery, terror, and myth. The Golden Bowl is the most controversial, ambiguous, and sophisticated of Jamess novels. The text of this Worlds Classics paperback is that of the first English edition (1905). Jamess Preface is included, and a new introduction, notes, and selected variant readings.
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Title The Golden Bowl Height 13.1
Henry James Width 2.8
ISBN-13 9780140432350 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0140432353 Spine Width
Publisher Faber And Faber (penguin India) Pages 592
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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