The Ambassadors, Henry James
Free
Henry James

The Ambassadors

Read
565 printed pages
Concerned that her son Chad may have become involved with a woman of dubious reputation, the formidable Mrs. Newsome sends her 'ambassador' Strether from Massachusetts to Paris to extricate him. Strether's mission, however, is gradually undermined as he falls under the spell of the city and finds Chad refined rather than corrupted by its influence and that of his charming companion, the comtesse de Vionnet. As the summer wears on, Mrs. Newsome comes to the conclusion that she must send another envoy to Paris to confront the errant Chad, and a Strether whose view of the world has changed profoundly. James' favourite novel and one of the greatest of his late works, “The Ambassadors” is a subtle and often witty exploration of different American responses to a European environment.
Impression
Add to shelf
Read
10Bookshelves
0Impressions
20Quotes

One fee. Stacks of books

You don’t just buy a book, you buy an entire library… for the same price!

Always have something to read

Friends, editors, and experts can help you find new and interesting books.

Read whenever, wherever

Your phone is always with you, so your books are too – even when you’re offline.

Impressions

👍
👎
💧
🐼
💤
💩
💀
🙈
🔮
💡
🎯
💞
🌴
🚀
😄

How did you like the book?

Sign in or Register
Bianca Rodriguez
Bianca Rodriguezhas quoted3 years ago
The same secret principle, however,

Strether or the narrator?

Twentieth-Century Literature, Anastasia Voronina
Anastasia Voronina
Twentieth-Century Literature
  • 13
  • 348
Brain Food, Eva Opolo
Eva Opolo
Brain Food
  • 110
  • 9
English Classic, doncehaiku
doncehaiku
English Classic
  • 23
  • 4
fb2epub
Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once)