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The ambassadors: a novel

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When Chadwick Newsome, a young American favoured with fortune and independence, becomes entangled in a liaison dangereux with a Parisian temptress, his overbearing mother deploys her future husband, the elderly, amiable Strether, as an ambassador to engineer his safe return. But seduced by the ambient charms of Paris and the bewitching comtesse de Vionnet, Strether soon deserts to Chadwick's side, initiating a sparkling tale of mistaken intentions, comic accident and false allegiances which culminates in the deployment of another, less fallible ambassador - the cold, glittering, ruthless Sarah Pocock.
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Full title ambassadors
Author james henry
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Last Update 2018-05-02 04:21:37AM
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display_description The second of James's three late masterpieces, was, in its author's opinion, "the best, all round, of my productions". Lambert Strether, a mild middle-aged American of no particular achievements, is dispatched to Paris from the manufacturing empire of Woollett, Massachusetts. The mission conferred on him by his august patron, Mrs. Newsome, is to discover what, or who, is keeping her son Chad in the notorious city of pleasure, and to bring him home. But Strether finds Chad transformed by the influence of a remarkable woman; and as the Parisian spring advances, he himself succumbs to the allure of the 'vast bright Babylon' and to the mysterious charm of Madame de Vionnet.
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subject_facet Americans -- France -- Fiction, Americans -- France -- Paris -- Fiction, Classics, Electronic books, Historical - Victorian, Love stories, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Paris (France) -- Fiction, Satire, Young men -- Fiction
title_display The ambassadors : a novel
title_full The ambassadors / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Christopher Butler, The ambassadors : a novel James, Henry, 1843-1916., The ambassadors [electronic resource] / Henry James, The ambassadors [electronic resource] James, Henry, 1843-1916.
title_short The ambassadors :
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