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The Bostonians
By: Henry James
Pages: 496
Published: 1886
Genre(s): American
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
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The Bostonians is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Century Magazine in 1885 1886 and then as a book in 1886. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, an unbending political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a zealous Boston feminist; and Verena Tarrant, a pretty protege of Olive's in the...

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One of my first James--then I had to read all!

Apr 5th, 2018

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