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The Reverberator

Henry James

Book Overview: 

Another Jamesian look at Americans in Paris. What happens when a reporter for an American scandal sheet (The Reverberator) is looking for a good story, though one which might interfere with the marriage plans of a young American woman in the City of Light? This book has been described as "a delicious Parisian bonbon," and its generally good humor stands in contrast with some of the writer's other work

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .ady sitting in the court of the hotel with her father and sister. Mr. Dosson was new to Gaston Probert, but the young man might have been a naturalist visiting a rank country with a net of such narrow meshes as to let no creature of the air escape. The little party was as usual expecting Mr. Flack at any moment, and they had collected downstairs, so that he might pick them up easily. They had, on the first floor, an expensive parlour, decorated in white and gold, with sofas of crimson damask; but there was something lonely in that grandeur and the place had become mainly a receptacle for their tall trunks, with a half-emptied paper of chocolates or marrons glaces on every table. After young Probert's first call his name was often on the lips of the simple trio, and Mr. Dosson grew still more jocose, making nothing of a secret of his perception that Francie hit the bull's-eye "every time." Mr. Waterlow had returned their visit, but that was rather a matter of course, since. . . Read More

Community Reviews

This proves that Henry James had a sense of humour if your standards of evidence are really low. I liked it a lot but now I look back on my Henry James years as a kind of affliction, perhaps like reformed dopeheads might glance back wistfully at their marijuana years. And there is, come to think of

Another yet rather rare lighter Henry James novel. It works fine but it's not exactly, to my mind, the best era for lighter fiction. By this midpoint of his career James had lost most of the Dickensian affectations, but he hadn't quite foreseen, it seems to me, the possibilities and new brevity of m

Finales del S. XIX y ya por entonces se inicia la prensa de sociedad, la prensa rosa, digamos, con los dilemas que siempre ha llevado aparejado este tipo de publicación: ¿dónde acaba la libertad personal y comienza la libertad de prensa?¿cuál es el límite para que se puedan publicar según qué temas,

The title refers to an American newspaper, not a coveted sex toy. A major character, George Flack, pushy, funsy fella in Europe, rollicks the plot by sending a gossipy "Abroad" col home about some Americans in Paris, c 1888. Henry James frowned upon the Press and its vulgar excuse to "Get a story" -

Escrita a finales del siglo XIX, esta novela tiene todos los ingredientes de una trama actual.
Henry James supo remarcar las diferencias sociales y la dificultad de aceptación entre ellas en una trama llena de amor, odio, celos, incomprensión, manipulación...
Una muy buena lectura.

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