The Wings of the Dove   -     By: Henry James, Brenda Wineapple
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The Wings of the Dove

Signet Classics / 1999 / Paperback

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Though suffering from a grave illness, American heiress Milly Theale arrives in Europe determined to live. Her succesful entry into London drawing-room society introduces her to Kate Croy, a dazzling young beauty whose secret affair with Merton Densher, an attractive journalist, threatens her place in this rarefied circle. Through Kate, Milly renews her acquaintances with Densher, whom she met briefly in New York. He becomes for Milly a singular chance for love. Intensely aware of her friend's fortune and fate, Kate's forbidden passion for Densher spurs both of them towards a tremendous deceit...

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 544
Vendor: Signet Classics
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 6.77 X 4.23 X 1.13 (inches)
ISBN: 0451527283
ISBN-13: 9780451527288
UPC: 071149006956
Availability: Available to ship on or about 08/08/14.
Series: Signet Classics

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An angel with a robust bank account

Milly Theale, an American heiress in London, is young, hungry for life, and terminally ill. There she meets the dazzling beauty Kate Croy and reunites with an old acquaintence, Merton Densher. Unbeknownst to Milly, Kate is madly in love with Merton, a young journalist who has everything a woman like Kate could want—except money.

Intensely aware of her new friend’s fate and coveting her fortune, Kate secretly spurs Merton to seduce and marry Milly in order to inherit her wealth. But when Milly discovers their scheme, Kate and Merton learn that deceit can have unforeseen consequences....


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