The Aspern Papers

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The Aspern Papers

by Henry James

One of Henry James' best-known and most acclaimed longer tales, "The Aspern Papers" is based on an anecdote that James heard about a Shelley devotee who tried to obtain some valuable letters written by the poet. Set in a brilliantly described Venice, "The Aspern Papers" demonstrates James' ability to generate almost unbearable suspense while never neglecting the masterful development of his characters

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