From the acclaimed author of Pemberley and Thornfield Hall comes a tale inspired by Henry James
The Beautiful Child is the last known unfinished story by the great American writer, ending on a Jamesian note of terror and amplified throughout by Tennant's trademark feminist-dreamlike style. A chilling account of cruelty and neglect, it suggests a terrifying real scandal behind James's inability to complete his story of a couple who beseech a fashionable artist to paint the child they never had—none other than the dipsomaniac Mr. and Mrs. Smith, longstanding servants of James until the novel was abandoned.
- ISBN: 9780720614596 |
- Hardcover: 180 pages |
- Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers |
- Publication date: Apr 1, 2013 |
- Language: English |
- Format: Ebook