The Awkward Age by Henry James

The Awkward Age by Henry James

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Young Nanda Brookenham fights to preserve her honesty in the brilliant but corrupt world of her parents, in a story of innocence betrayed but preserved. Its scene construction and dialogue point to James's apprenticeship in the theatre.

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The story of young Nanda Brookenham's struggle to preserve her honesty in the brilliant but corrupt world of her parents is a drama of innocence betrayed yet preserved. Written when James was recovering from the shock od failure as a playwright, THE AWKWARD AGE is one of his greatest masterpieces. Conceived like a play terms of scenes and conducted largely through witty dialogue, the novel bears the triumphant signs of his painful apprenticeship in the theatre

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SKU GOR000709209
Title The Awkward Age
Author By (author) Henry James
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Everyman
Year Published 1993
Number of Pages 394
ISBN 10 1857151526
ISBN 13 9781857151527
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The story of young Nanda Brookenham's struggle to preserve her honesty in the brilliant but corrupt world of her parents is a drama of innocence betrayed yet preserved. Written when James was recovering from the shock od failure as a playwright, THE AWKWARD AGE is one of his greatest masterpieces. Conceived like a play terms of scenes and conducted largely through witty dialogue, the novel bears the triumphant signs of his painful apprenticeship in the theatre
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR000709209
Title The Awkward Age
Author By (author) Henry James
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Everyman
Year Published 1993
Number of Pages 394
ISBN 10 1857151526
ISBN 13 9781857151527
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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