The Beautiful Child

Published 2013
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From the acclaimed author of Pemberley and Thornfield Hall comes a tale inspired by Henry JamesThe Beautiful Child is the last known unfinished story by the great American writer, ending on a Jamesian note of terror and amplified throughout by Tennant's trademark feminist-dreamlike style. A chilling account of cruelty and neglect, it suggests a terrifying real scandal behind James's inability to complete his story of a couple who beseech a fashionable artist to paint the child they never had-none other than the dipsomaniac Mr. and Mrs. Smith, longstanding.

9780720614596 (electronic bk.)
0720614597 (electronic bk.)
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Chicago : Peter Owen Publishers, 2013.
1 online resource (131 p.)
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Cover; The Beautiful Child; Title; Dedication; Part I; Professor Jan Sunderland; Part II; Miss Theodora Bosanquet, 1950; Professor Jan Sunderland; Part III; Miss Bosanquet; Professor Jan Sunderland; Miss Bosanquet; Professor Jan Sunderland; The Beautiful Child
an Unfinished Story by Henry James; Professor Jan Sunderland; Mary Weld's Story; Professor Jan Sunderland; Epilogue; Appendix; By the Same Author; Copyright; Some Authors We Have Published
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