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The Princess Casamassima by Henry James Jr.

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8482243M
ISBN 101419178695
ISBN 109781419178696

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Princess Casamassima is a six hundred page novel which felt to me more like a thousand page book. It's taken me well over a week to read it! I loved how James takes his readers into the London of weak-willed bookbinder Hyacinth Robinson/5. The Princess Casamassima, novel by Henry James, published in three volumes in In the novel James examines the anarchist violence of the late 19th century by depicting the struggle of Hyacinth Robinson, a man who toys with revolution and is destroyed by n:   The Princess Casamassima is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in and then as a book in It is the story of an intelligent but confused young London bookbinder, Hyacinth Robinson, who becomes involved in radical politics and a terrorist assassination plot/5(6). LibriVox recording of Princess Casamassima by Henry James. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford Princess Casamassima can be read on several levels: first, as a political and social novel, exploring the anarchistic and revolutionary underground of London in the s; secondly as a psychological study of such a movement on a young man (the protagonist, Hyacinth .

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