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Portrait of an old lady

turmoil at the Bank of England

by Stephen Fay

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Published by Viking in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bank of England.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Fay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG2994 .F39 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2479570M
    ISBN 100670819344
    LC Control Number87213944

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Book Summary On her arrival in England, Isabel meets her cousin Ralph, her uncle, Mr. Touchett, and the great nobleman of the area, Lord Warburton, who immediately falls in love with her. After a short time, Warburton proposes to Isabel, but she turns him down, maintaining that she cherishes her freedom and independence too much to marry.

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Her commitment to her own “independence” lasts about as long as this.The Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.The Portrait of a Lady is a tale of manners, of might bes and being careful of what you wish for.

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