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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (7,331 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Henry James, Lorna Raver Narrator: Lorna Raver Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Washington Square is the story of Catherine Sloper, a young heiress who is wooed by Morris Townsend, a handsome gentleman who is more interested in Catherine’s inheritance than he is in her. When the two get engaged against the wishes of her stubborn father, Catherine must make a choice between the only man she will ever love and the wealth that she will inherit. 

Named for the upscale area of New York in which the novel is set, Washington Square is a classic examination of social class in mid-nineteenth-century New York.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Henry James is as solitary in the history of the novel as Shakespeare in the history of poetry.”

    Graham Greene, New York Times bestselling author of The Comedians

  • “Lorna Raver doesn’t just read this book; she inhabits it.”


  • “Washington Square is a perfectly balanced novel…a work of surpassing refinement and interest.”

    Elizabeth Hardwick, author of The Ghostly Lover

  • An Audie Award Finalist

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Becky | 2/18/2014

    " I enjoyed listening to this book, but I wanted the heroine, who everyone thought was rather pathetic, to prove them wrong. Catherine appears to be smarter towards the end of the book, but never gets to be happy. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sherry | 2/14/2014

    " This book is worth more than three stars, but I can't say that I loved it. Definitely worth reading. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sarah | 2/10/2014

    " Excellent livre comme tout les Jules Verne "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Alison | 2/7/2014

    " so, I really had no feelings about this book... I didn't really care what happened to anyone... so yeah "

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