Bostonians

James, Henry

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Basil comes to Boston to seek his fortune. Through his suffragette cousin, Olive, he meets Verena, the beautiful daughter of a showman. Olive hopes to recruit Verena to the suffragette cause, but Basil wants her for himself.

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Published in 1886, The Bostonians begins with the arrival in Boston of Basil Ransom, a young Mississippi lawyer in search of a career. Through his cousin, Olive Chancellor, Ransom comes to meet Verena, the beautiful daughter of a charlatan faith-healer and showman. When they hear Verena talk, Olive hopes to win the girl over to the feminist cause, Ransom is attracted to her looks, and a battle for possession of the girl begins.
With its discussion of the situation of women and its uncompromising depiction of the city and the media, THE BOSTONIANS is a modern novel which is immediately accessible and relevant today.

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Weight 326 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 25 mm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

1 online resource (xlv, 396 ).

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

813.4 (edition:21)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K