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The Aspern Papers (Dover Thrift Editions)

 
 
 
 
The Aspern Papers (Dover Thrift Editions)
Author: Henry James
ISBN 13: 9780486419220
ISBN 10: 486419223
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2001-08-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
List Price: $3.50
 
 

...had taken Mrs. Prest into my confidence; in truth without her I should have made but little advance, for the fruitful idea in the whole business dropped from her friendly lips. It was she who invented the short cut, who severed the Gordian knot.

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Based on a true incident involving the mistress of Lord Byron, James's 1888 novella portrays the narrator's obsession with acquiring the private papers of a dead poet from the man's lover. This latest addition to Dover's wonderful "Thrift" line is currently the most affordable edition available. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.