Letters from the Palazzo Barbaro

Letters from the Palazzo Barbaro
Author : Henry James
Publisher : Pushkin Press
Total Pages : 224
Release : 2012-08-31
ISBN 10 : 9781908968630
ISBN 13 : 190896863X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Letters from the Palazzo Barbaro Book Description:

HENRY JAMES first came to Venice as a tourist and instantly fell in love with the city - particularly with the splendid Palazzo Barbaro, home of the expatriate American Curtis family. This selection of letters covers the period 1869-1907 and provides a unique record of the life and work of this great writer.


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