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By Henry James

This can be the full works of the good literary substantial Henry James. All 23 novels and every and each one in every of his 112 brief tales and novellas.

Features:
* the incomplete novels The Ivory Tower and The experience of the Past
* the 1st infrequent novel Watch and Ward which James selected to later ignore
* the radical the full relations, which James collaborated on with eleven different authors
* All 112 of the novellas and brief tales with either chronological and alphabetical contents tables
* the entire 'lost' stories simply present in contemporary years

The book additionally features a entrance no-nonsense desk of contents to permit effortless navigation round James’ oeuvre. Welcome to hours upon hours upon hours of examining one among literature’s brightest and such a lot based novelists!

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The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them. She seldom or never looked through them for so small a thing as a boy; they were her state pair, the pride of her heart, and were built for 舠style,舡 not service舒she could have seen through a pair of stove lids just as well. She looked perplexed for a moment, and then said, not fiercely, but still loud enough for the furniture to hear: 舠Well, I lay if I get hold of you I舖ll舒舡 She did not finish, for by this time she was bending down and punching under the bed with the broom, and so she needed breath to punctuate the punches with.

To say that Tom dominates this book is an understatement; he is the central figure in every possible meaning of the phrase. Tom is both the principal actor and the stage-manager of the novel, and the theatrical metaphor applies in several respects. The form of the novel as a series of individualized, and often self-contained, scenes has its counterpart in Tom舗s own theatricality. Life is a drama to him, and he has peopled it with figures and adventures from romantic literature and legend. That he often has the references wrong only adds to the fun, and does not make his imagination any less literary.

This division can be described along an axis that forms between the scene of the boys frolicking on the shore at Jackson舗s Island, and the devastating cultural critique of 舠舖Examination舗 day舡 in chapter 21. Most chapters of the book contain both elements, in a sometimes uneasy relation to one another. 舡 In underestimating in his preface the satirical force of the novel, Twain attempted to soften the sharp division of elements that the book actually exhibits. ) This division has led some critics to fault The Adventures of Tom Sawyer for its apparent lack of narrative coherence.

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