Henry James

Henry James

Henry James (1843-1916) was a British-American author, considered one of the greatest English language novelists, and hence featuring on many Five Books lists.”Henry James is brilliant on power relationships—people say his books are about money and class but they’re not, they’re about power.” Salley Vickers on the best psychological novels.

Henry James was also a great letter writer: “Henry James! The greatest of all letter writers, I think, without a doubt. Wonderful. Extraordinary.” Jonathan Keates, novelist and biographer on great letter writers.

Henry was the brother of philosopher William James.

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