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Strickland of the Sixth
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James, Henry - The Golden Bowl - ( Item 128654 )

Published in London by Folio Society. 2008. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Near Fine slipcase. Slight marks to panels of slipcase. Illustrated by Philip Bannister. Bound in cloth, blocked with a design by Philip Bannister. Set in Galliard with Medici display. Frontispiece and 10 full-page colour illustrations, 512 pages. James was always fascinated by the clash between new world and European cultures, and the American idealism and romanticism of Adam and Maggie is contrasted with the cynical charm of Amerigo. Yet this broader context is almost incidental to the powerfully tangled relationship between father and daughter. James brilliantly portrays their complex connection with a psychological acuity ahead of his time. In depicting Maggie's gradually awakening maturity and intelligence, he creates one of the most interesting and developed of all his heroines.

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