Mrs. Osmond

A novel
Product Number: EB00704498
Released: Nov 07, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780451493439
Publisher: Vintage
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In Mrs. Osmond, John Banville continues the story of Isabel Archer, the young protagonist of Henry James's beloved The Portrait of a Lady. Eager but naIve, in James's novel Isabel comes into a large, unforeseen inheritance and marries the charming, penniless, and-as Isabel finds out too late-cruel and deceitful Gilbert Osmond. Here Banville imagines Isabel's second chapter telling the story of a woman reawakened by grief and the knowledge that she has been grievously wronged, and determined to resume her quest for freedom and independence. A masterly novel of betrayal, corruption, and moral ambiguity, Mrs. Osmond would have thrilled James himself.

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Author(s): John Banville
Original Publish Date: Nov 07, 2017

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Author(s): John Banville
Narrator(s): Amy Finegan
Product Number Z100124193
Released: Nov 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780525588221

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