What Maisie knew by Henry James Jr.

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Children of divorced parents -- Fiction.,
  • Remarried people -- Fiction.,
  • Governesses -- Fiction.,
  • Girls -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 267-274.

Book details

StatementHenry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Paul Theroux ; with additional notes by Patricia Crick.
GenreFiction.
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsTheroux, Paul.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2116 .W4 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2756545M
ISBN 100140432485
LC Control Number86110186

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