What Maisie Knew by Henry James

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What Maisie Knew is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in the Chap-Book and (revised and abridged) in the New Review in 1897 and then as a book later that year. The story of the sensitive daughter of divorced, irresponsible parents, What Maisie Knew has great contemporary relevance as an unflinching account of a wildly dysfunctional family. The book is also a masterly technical achievement by James, as it follows the title character from earliest childhood to precocious maturity.
 

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Henry James, OM (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James.
 
Published August 14, 2008 by Oxford Paperbacks. 336 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, History, Parenting & Relationships, Humor & Entertainment, Romance, Action & Adventure, Travel. Fiction

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