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The Beldonald Holbein

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This intriguing tale from American literary master Henry James delves into the age-old issue of whether beauty is a universal value or a matter of subjective perception. A well-born society woman makes sure that she always has a homely female companion by her side so that her own beauty will seem more striking in comparison. However, her plan is derailed when her latest companion is hailed as a beauty by everyone in her social circle.


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Publisher: The Floating Press

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781776671014
  • File size: 172 KB
  • Release date: June 20, 2016

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781776671014
  • File size: 172 KB
  • Release date: June 20, 2016

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OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

This intriguing tale from American literary master Henry James delves into the age-old issue of whether beauty is a universal value or a matter of subjective perception. A well-born society woman makes sure that she always has a homely female companion by her side so that her own beauty will seem more striking in comparison. However, her plan is derailed when her latest companion is hailed as a beauty by everyone in her social circle.


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