The Bostonians by Henry James


Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1960s-1970s. Heron Books (London)

Printed on wood-free paper. Dark blue faux-leather binding with gilt decorations.

his brilliant satire of the women s rights movement in America is the story of the ravishing inspirational speaker Verena Tarrant and the bitter struggle between two distant cousins who seek to control her. Will the privileged Boston feminist Olive Chancellor succeed in turning her beloved ward into a celebrated activist and lifetime companion? Or will Basil Ransom, a conservative southern lawyer, steal Verena s heart and remove her from the limelight?