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The Europeans, A Sketch

Henry James

""The Europeans: A Sketch"" is a novel written by the renowned American author, James Henry. The story is set in the mid-19th century and revolves around the arrival of two European siblings, Felix and Eugenia, to the United States. The siblings are wealthy and well-educated, but also eccentric and unconventional. They come to visit their distant American relatives, the Wentworths, in a small town in New England.The novel explores the cultural differences and clashes between the sophisticated Europeans and the more conservative Americans. The Wentworths are intrigued by the siblings' manners, customs, and lifestyle, and are drawn to them. Felix, a charming and charismatic man, falls in love with Gertrude, one of the Wentworth sisters. Eugenia, on the other hand, becomes involved with Robert Acton, a wealthy American businessman.The novel is a social commentary on the clash of cultures and the tensions between old-world traditions and new-world values. It is also a romantic tale of forbidden love and the struggle to reconcile different lifestyles and beliefs. James Henry's writing style is elegant and insightful, and his characters are well-drawn and complex. ""The Europeans: A Sketch"" is a classic novel that continues to captivate readers with its timeless themes and engaging storytelling.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.85in - 1.24lb
  • EAN: 9781428612860
  • Categories: ClassicsLiterary