Author(s): Henry James
Henry James, (1843-1916) was born in New York and settled in Europe in 1875. This is a selection of short stories from across James's writing career and includes the more popular ones such as "Daisy Miller" and "The Figure in the Carpet", along with less widely-known tales.
Henry James (1843-1916) was born in New York and settled in Europe in 1875. He was a regular contributor of reviews, critical essays, and short stories to American periodicals. He is best known for his many novels of American and European character, including 'The Portrait of a Lady' (1881) and 'The Wings of the Dove' (1902). John Lyon is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Bristol. He has published on the novel and contemporary poetry and edited 'The Sacred Fount' for Penguin.