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But I can never lose the taste of the construction . The author seems always to be
warning me to remember that something happened at exactly half - past two o'
clock on Tuesday morning ; or that a woman disappeared from the road just
Perhaps it scarcely affects Armadale ( 1866 ) , which is generally considered his
best book after The Woman in White and The Moonstone , for Armadale is an
exercise in pure melodrama based on the notion of doom . Collins presents us
For the particular young woman he almost certainly went back to the memories of
his adored cousin , Minny Temple , who died at the age of twenty - four . The
figure of Minny Temple was a most potent symbol in James's life , the symbol of ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
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