The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

This classic novel explores the life of a young, independent American woman who inherits a large amount of money and moves to Europe, where she falls into a manipulative and oppressive marriage. The story delves into themes of personal freedom, responsibility, and betrayal, as the protagonist navigates the complexities of high society, love, and the consequences of her choices.

The 63rd greatest book of all time


Published
1881
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-600
Words
188,000
Original Language
English

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