Author: Henry James
Title: Washington Square
Original publication date: 1880
Characters: Catherine Sloper, Morris Townsend, Lavinia Penniman, Dr. Austin Sloper, Mrs. Almond, Marian Almond, Mrs. Montgomery,
Book awards: NEA Big Read (2009), Guardian 1000 (Family and self),
First words: During a portion of the first half of the present century, and moreparticularly during the latter part of it, there flourished andpractised in the city of New York a physician who enjoyed perhaps anex
Last words: Catherine, meanwhile, in the parlour, picking up her morsel of fancywork, had seated herself with it again--for life, as it were.
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