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Author: Henry James Narrator: Maureen O’Brien Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2018 ISBN: 9781538483572
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After her parents’ bitter divorce, young Maisie Farange finds herself shuttled between her selfish mother and vain father, who value her only as a means for provoking each other. And when both take lovers and remarry, Maisie—solitary, observant, and wise beyond her years—is drawn into an increasingly entangled adult world of intrigue and sexual betrayal, until she is finally compelled to choose her own future.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Reading Henry James is like putting a new faculty to the test. This is the true morality.”

    Anita Brookner, New York Times bestselling author

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

    Graham Greene, New York Times bestselling author

  • “James’ finest working of his preoccupation with the theme of innocence corrupted…James is the master of making what is not said the most important thing on the page.”

    Kate Atkinson, New York Times bestselling author

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About the Author

Author Henry James

Henry James (1843–1916), American novelist, short-story writer, and man of letters, was born in Washington Place, New York, to a family of distinguished philosophers and theologians. He attended schools in New York, Boston, and throughout Europe, where he later settled. A major figure in the history of the novel, he is celebrated as a master craftsman who brought his great art and impeccable technique to bear in the development of abiding moral themes.

About the Narrator

Maureen O’Brien is an English actress and author best known for her role as Vicki in the BBC television series Doctor Who. Since then, she has reprised the role in Big Finish Productions’ Doctor Who audio plays. Also an accomplished author, she has written numerous detective novels, including Close-Up on Death, Mask of Betrayal, and Dead Innocent.