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Henry James

Henry James (1843-1916), the son of the religious philosopher Henry James Sr. and brother of the psychologist and philosopher William James, published many important novels including Daisy Miller, The Wings of the Dove, The Golden Bowl, and The Ambassadors.

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    • The Turn of the Screw

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Richard Armitage - introduction
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,274
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,137
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,125

    When a governess is hired to care for two children at a British country estate, she begins to sense an otherworldly presence around the grounds....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great, but Mightn't be the Best on Audible

    • By Gillian on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Portrait of a Lady

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Alice Johnson
    • Length: 23 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    "The Portrait of a Lady" is the title of this masterpiece. Isabel Archer - beautiful, young and spirited - visits her wealthy relatives in England, rejects marriage...

    Regular price: $11.59

    • The Turn of the Screw

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Walter Zimmerman, Cindy Hardin Killavey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78

    The Turn of the Screw has been described by many critics as the most sophisticated and terrifying ghost story in the English language....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent all around - great narrator

    • By Diane on 10-07-10

    Regular price: $8.75

    • The Ambassadors

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: John Chancer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    American Lambert Strether is sent to Paris on behalf of Mrs. Newsome, his fiancée, to collect her son, Chad. When Strether finds Chad, he discovers an altered man....

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Daisy Miller

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Daisy Miller is the story of a beautiful, unconventional American girl who becomes the fascination of Frederick Winterbourne, a sophisticated compatriot. His pursuit of her is hampered by her flirtatiousness and flagrant disregard for the customs and behavior of the other expatriates when they meet in Switzerland and Italy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great classic novella!

    • By Anonymous User on 06-15-18

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Washington Square

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    A wealthy spinster receives a proposal from a dashing suitor, and her father threatens her with disinheritance if she accepts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book!

    • By Sandra K. Heinzman on 01-27-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Bostonians

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
    • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    From Boston's social underworld emerges Verena Tarrant, a girl with extraordinary oratorical gifts, which she deploys in tawdry meeting-houses on behalf of "the sisterhood of women"....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Europeans

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Eleanor Bron
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Eugenia, an American expatriate brought up in Europe, arrives in New England with her charming brother Felix, hoping to find a wealthy second husband....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent book -bron exceptional

    • By murray on 07-12-14

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Ambassadors

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 18 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Lambert Strether, a mild, middle-aged American of no particular achievements, is dispatched to Paris from the manufacturing empire of Woollett, Massachusetts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Henry James can be hard to follow but worth it

    • By Patricia on 01-29-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Beast in the Jungle

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Donna Barkman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The Beast in the Jungle is the tale of a man's habitual obsession with himself and his fate.It is is considered one of James' finest short narratives....

    Regular price: $10.46

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