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One of the great reads of Western literature is a beautiful love story of deceit and social requirements, containing James' most demanding narration. Travel carefully. Read morePublished on May 28 2003 by JR
There is no disputing the artistry of this novel but it is without question extremely difficultt to read. Read morePublished on March 9 2003 by "cmerrell"
James' style is indeed difficult. I found that reading some sections of the novel aloud helped me keep my focus and enhanced my enjoyment of James' language. Read morePublished on May 5 2002 by Lelia Thell
The title is a Jamesian euphemism for 'Pulling The Wings Off Flies'. In a book that is a vortex of ironies, the most fundamental is that a novel written at the highest pitch of... Read morePublished on April 23 2002 by darragh o'donoghue
At an important juncture, our heroine throws a key letter into the fire. We, dear readers, never get to know what it contains. Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2002 by Stacey M Jones
First things first, it is a very nice novel, but very hard to follow. Personally speaking, sometimes I couldn't get very exactly what Henry James was trying to say, but I could... Read morePublished on Nov. 27 2001 by A. T. A. Oliveira
I was certain, in the first 100 or so pages of this book, that I was going to hate it. I nearly gave up on it a half-dozen times. Read morePublished on Nov. 23 2001 by Veejer
Henry James's "The Wings of the Dove" presents a detailed study of human nature and motivations with regard to love and money and the social differences that separate... Read morePublished on Sept. 17 2001 by A.J.
It's said that James aspired to craft each line of his later works into a work of art. Arguably he succeeded at this tremendous task, but in the process he made it a tremendous... Read morePublished on July 22 2001 by Gregory N. Hullender