What Catherine Sloper lacks in brains and beauty, she makes up for by being "very good." The handsome Morris Townsend would do anything to win her hand-even if it means pretending that he loves the homely ingénue, and cares nothing for her opulent wealth.
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What a fantastic novel--and what a cruel premise! I have tried repeatedly to describe the basic idea of this book, and I have struck out line after line because each felt too mean to commit to print ... Read full review
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Interesting to read Henry James shortly after having read Edith Wharton; they were contemporaries and friends and wrote about much the same topics: the lives of the upper crust in New York City at the ... Read full review