The wings of the dove

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Beautiful Kate Croy may have been left penniless by her relatives, but her bold, ambitious nature ensures she will not succumb meekly to a life of poverty. If the financial circumstances of Merton Densher, the man she is passionately in love with, are not sufficient to secure her future, perhaps her cunning will. So when Milly Theale arrives in Europe from America, laden with wealth but also gravely ill, Kate sees an opportunity to exploit Milly's vulnerability and devises a plan that will see herself and Merton financially provided for. Her scheming is flawed, though, for it fails to take into account the inconstancies of the human heart. First published in 1902, this rich and intriguing novel has lost none of its fascination and relevance.
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Full title wings of the dove
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auth_author2 Crowley, J. Donald, Hocks, Richard A., 1936-, Hope, William, 1949-
author Henry James
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display_description HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Kate Croy is a beautiful but impoverished young woman forced to live with her successful but astringent Aunt, Maude Lower. Lower intends Kate to marry the aristocratic Lord Mark, but she is already in love with a journalist, Merton Densher. Though their lack of money prevents the two from marrying, the destitute couple soon become friends with Milly Theale, an American heiress with an ambiguous ailment and an obvious affection for Densher. As Theale’s health grows worse, Kate weaves a web of intrigue that pushes Densher into Theale’s arms in the hopes of securing her fortune. Theale retreats to Venice in the last throes of her sickness, and Densher, realizing the extent of Kate’s manipulation, forces her to choose between money and love.
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subject_facet Americans -- Travel -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction, James, Henry, -- 1843-1916. -- The wings of the dove, London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Venice (Italy) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Women -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction
title_display The wings of the dove
title_full The Wings of the Dove, The wings of the dove / Henry James ; an authoritative text, the author and the novel, criticism, edited by J. Donald Crowley and Richard A. Hocks, The wings of the dove [electronic resource] / Henry James
title_short The wings of the dove
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topic_facet Americans, Classic Literature, Fiction, James, Henry, Social life and customs, Travel, Women