Washington Square (Adaptation)

  • by Henry James, Jennifer Bassett (adaptation)
  • Narrated by Noni Kent
  • 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When a handsome young man begins to court Catherine Sloper, she feels she is very lucky. She is a quiet, gentle girl, but neither beautiful nor clever; no one had ever admired her before, or come to the front parlour of her home in Washington Square to whisper soft words of love to her. But in New York in the 1840s young ladies are not free to marry where they please. Catherine must have her father's permission, and Dr Sloper is a rich man. One day Catherine will have a fortune of 30,000 dollars a year . . . An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English, adapted from the Henry James original by Kieran McGovern.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-22-2010
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press