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Henry James was born on 15th April 1843 in Washington Place, New York to a wealthy and intellectual family and as a youth travelled between Europe and America and studied with tutors in Geneva, London, Paris, Bologna and Bonn. He briefly and unsuccessfully studied law at Harvard but decided he preferred reading and writing fiction to studying law. His first novel, Watch and Ward, was published in 1871 after first appearing serially in Atlantic Monthly. After a brief period in Paris, James moved first to London and then later to Rye in Sussex. He became a British citizen in 1915 to declare his loyalty to his adopted country as well as to protest against America's refusal to enter the war on behalf of Britain. Henry James was a prolific writer and critic and from around 1875 until his death he maintained a strenuous schedule of publications in a variety of genres: novels, short story collections, literary criticism, travel writing, biography and autobiography. He died in 1916.

Books by Henry James

The Turn Of The Screw And Other Ghost Stories
Daisy Miller And Other Tales
Henry James Autobiographies: A Small Boy and Others/Notes of a Son and Brother/The Middle Years/Other Writings: Library of America #274
The Figure In The Carpet
The Turn Of The Screw And The Lesson Of The Master
A Portrait Of A Lady
The Wings Of The Dove
Daisy Miller And The Turn Of The Screw
The Turn Of Screw Cla
The Turn Of The Screw
The Beast In The Jungle
The Lesson Of The Master
The Coxon Fund
English Journeys
The Europeans
Wings Of The Dove
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories
Daisy Miller
Washington Square
The Other House
The Ivory Tower
New York Stories Of Henry James
Mod Lib The Bostonians
The Turn Of The Screw And The Aspern Papers