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The Europeans

Henry James

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

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Summary

Felix Young and his sister the Baroness Munster descend upon their Puritan cousins, the Wentworths, in the Arcadian setting of the New England countryside of mid-nineteenth century America. The inevitable clash between European epicureanism and Puritan restraint ensues, providing humour, paradox, and some revealing insight.
 
 
Truly one of James's masterpieces, The Europeans constitutes a dazzling performance of delicacy and wit.

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