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The Spoils of Poynton

by Henry James Jr.

  • 307 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Wildside Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7978801M
    ISBN 100809594048
    ISBN 109780809594047
    OCLC/WorldCa224078814

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the spoils of poynton I Mrs. Gereth had said she would go with the rest to church, but suddenly it seemed to her that she should not be able to wait even till church-time for relief: breakfast, at Waterbath, was a punctual meal, and she had still nearly an hour on her hands.

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Henry James was an American writer who lived from to If he seems more an English writer than American, that’s because he did most of his work while living in England and, late in his life, gave up his American citizenship and became a British subject.

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