The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Master by Colm Toibin

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In January 1895 Henry James anticipates the opening of his first play, ' Guy Domville,' in London. The production fails, and he returns, chastened and humiliated, to his writing desk. The result is a string of masterpieces, but they are produced at a high personal cost. In 'The Master 'Colm Toibin captures the exquisite anguish of a man who circulated in the grand parlours and palazzos of Europe, who was astonishingly vibrant and alive in his art, and yet whose attempts at intimacy inevitably failed him and those he tried to love. It is a powerful account of the hazards of putting the life of the mind before affairs of the heart. This Picador Paperback is in Fair condition.

2005 ISBN: 9780330485661 SKU: 1248735 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.