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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 2,423
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,273
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,260

    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: John Wood
    • Length: 23 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 438
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359

    When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommended

    • By David on 06-26-10

    Regular price: $27.71

    • The Golden Bowl

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Wealthy Maggie Verver has everything she could ever ask for - except a husband and a title....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best!

    • By susan von schlegell on 07-29-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Washington Square (Blackstone Audio Edition)

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    On New York City's Washington Square lives Catherine Sloper, a shy and plain-looking young woman who is tyrannized by her wealthy, overbearing father....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous

    • By Celia on 04-14-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The American

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Robin Lawson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    During a trip to Europe, wealthy American businessman Christopher Newman proposes marriage to the scintillating and beautiful aristocrat Claire de Cintré....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pleasing novel, seemingly read by the protagonist

    • By Erez on 11-08-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Ambassadors

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: John Chancer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    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

    • 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 129
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81

    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

    • Daisy Miller

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    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

    • What Maisie Knew

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Maureen O' Brien
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Maisie is an innocent six year-old, torn between her divorced parents, pathetically isolated yet tragically involved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great reader reads a great writer

    • By Seth on 08-27-12

    Regular price: $20.17

    • The Aspern Papers

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Henry James' short but much acclaimed suspenseful novel concerns an American editor's determination to acquire a collection of unpublished letters....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • meh

    • By Serena Young on 06-06-15

    Regular price: $5.59

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