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The Private Life

by Henry James Jr.

  • 248 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Wildside Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9675399M
    ISBN 100809595257
    ISBN 109780809595259

      “The most revealing book ever published on Mao, perhaps on any dictator in history.”—Professor Andrew J. Nathan, Columbia University From until Mao Zedong's death twenty-two years later, Dr. Li Zhisui was the Chinese ruler's personal physician, which put him in daily—and increasingly intimate—contact with Mao and his inner circle. in The Private Life of /5(10). The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes is a book by Vincent Starrett originally published in It is considered the first book on Sherlock Holmes scholarship and a cornerstone of the study of Sherlockiana. It has been credited with jumpstarting the creation of Sherlockian Societies It has been used as an inspiration and a reference for "biographies" of Sherlock Holmes such as .

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With its quietly accruing power, [Private Life is] the kind of book that puts the lie to those who claim that great novelists produce their best work early and spend the rest of their lives gilding the lily.” — Chicago Tribune “Has a Jamesian twist of the unforeseen, but it’s achieved with a sureness of hand that’s all [Smiley’s] /5().

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The novel begins with Pippa Lee at 50 years old, married to a man 30 years her senior, and moving into a retirement complex. The first part of the book describes her current life, focussing on her relationship with her husband and two adult children/5(36). Beautifully written. It is a history text book and covers all aspects of living in The Private Life book time period.

Family law is explained from birth to death and this included the slaves. Bought for a friend becasue I would not loan her mine/5(18). This man's private life is more insane.

His insanity seemed quite contagious as the book starts out with the author in charge of preserving the man's corpse with pressure from other high officials. This was immediately hilarious as you read about Mao's face falling off and his body beco Wow.

This man is insane/5. In the program and book, both titled The Private Life of Plants, Attenborough treks through rainforests, mountain ranges, deserts, beaches, and home gardens to show us things we might never have suspected about the vegetation that surrounds us.

With their extraordinary sensibility, plants compete endlessly for survival and interact with animals and insects: they can see, Cited by: Ratika Kapur, an India writer, pens a heart felt and very intimate tale of a middle aged married woman's life and thoughts in her upcoming book, The Private Life of Mrs Sharma in which the author weaves a compelling story about a mid-aged North Indian married woman with a teenage son and a husband working offshore in Dubai, who when meets a handsome stranger on her /5.

The book follows the lives of the impressionists as life in Paris and France changed. It also showcases the roles and involvement of Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot This collective biography of the original class of impressionists is very detailed and delves, as the title states, into the private lives of the impressionists.4/5.

The Private Life: Poems (Louisiana Paperbacks; L) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle : Lisel Mueller. The Private Life bears an affinity with The Examined Life, psychoanalyst Stephen Grosz's bestselling tales from the consulting room.

In probing the vagaries and vulnerabilities of the human, Cohen, Author: Lisa Appignanesi. Private Life is a beautiful evocation of a woman’s inner world: of the little girl within the hopeful bride, of the young woman filled with yearning, and of the faithful wife who comes to harbor a dangerous secret.

Meadowland gives an unique and intimate account of an English meadows life from January to December, together with its biography. Meadowland gives an unique and intimate account of an English meadow’s life from January to December, together with its biography.

Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field/5. Private Life, by Josep Maria de Sagarra is a delightful, intelligent and exciting novel, the best ever written about Barcelona. One of the high points of 20th century Catalan and European literature, it is an unflinching portrait of the social mores of the high and low classes, the desire to be someone, and the destruction of a way of life.

Private Life is a powerful, challenging and, ultimately, fierce work of fiction, a masterpiece of a novel that stands with the best of Smiley's work. Private Life holds up a mirror to the moral corruption in the interstices of the Barcelona high society Sagarra was born into.

Boudoirs of demimonde tramps, card games dilapidating the fortunes of milquetoast aristocrats - and how they scheme to conceal them - fading manors of selfish scions, and back rooms provided by social-climbing seamstresses are portrayed in vivid,4/5.

The Private Life of Victoria: Queen, Empress, Mother of the Nation, is a nonfiction book centered around queen Victoria. I found the book to be rather interesting, since I did not know a lot about queen Victoria before reading it, which made this book perfect for me/5.

Private Life, the new novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley, centers around the marriage between a small-town girl and an eccentric astronomer in the first years of the 20th century.

The private life of books CDs and vinyl are used - but books are still secondhand, hinting at the life of a volume before it fell into your hands. To me, it never feels as though I actually. The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of Mao's Personal Physician is a memoir by Li Zhisui, one of the physicians to Mao Zedong, former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, which was first published in Li had emigrated to Author: Li Zhisui.LifeBook is the world’s leading private autobiography service.

More than people already enjoy owning the life story of someone they love. Each book is a unique piece of family history, a custom-made, handcrafted treasure, to be shared by generations to come.Ronald Mathias Lockley (8 November – 12 April ) was a Welsh ornithologist and wrote over fifty books on natural history, including a major study of shearwaters, and many is perhaps best known for his book The Private Life of the RabbitBorn: 8 NovemberCardiff, Wales.