The Bostonians

  • by Henry James
  • Narrated by Bill Hootkins
  • 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Published in 1886, The Bostonians begins with the arrival in Boston of Basil Ransom, a young Mississippi lawyer in search of a career. Through his cousin, Olive Chancellor, Ransom comes to meet Verena, the beautiful daughter of a charlatan faith-healer and showman. When they hear Verena talk, Olive hopes to win the girl over to the feminist cause, Ransom is attracted to her looks, and a battle for possession of the girl begins. With its discussion of the situation of women and its uncompromising depiction of the city and the media, THE BOSTONIANS is a modern novel which is immediately accessible and relevant today.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-19-2012
  • Publisher: The Copyright Group