The Chaperon

The Chaperon

By

0
(0 Reviews)
The Chaperon by Henry James

Published:

1891

Downloads:

1,152

Share This

The Chaperon

By

0
(0 Reviews)

Book Excerpt

Of course then you'll not come to ME, you know."

"What do you mean by 'coming' to you?"

"I can't receive you on that footing."

"She'll not come WITH me, if you mean that."

"I don't mean that," said the old lady, getting up as her maid came in. This attendant took her work from her, gave her an arm and helped her out of the room, while Rose Tramore, standing before the fire and looking into it, faced the idea that her grandmother's door would now under all circumstances be closed to her. She lost no time however in brooding over this anomaly: it only added energy to her determination to act. All she could do to-night was to go to bed, for she felt utterly weary. She had been living, in imagination, in a prospective struggle, and it had left her as exhausted as a real fight. Moreover this was the culmination of a crisis, of weeks of suspense, of a long, hard strain. Her father had been laid in his grave five days before, and that morning his will had been read. In the afternoon she had got E

Readers reviews

5
4
3
2
1
0.0
Average from 0 Reviews
0
Write Review
Be the first to review this book
Travis Heermann - A Body Slam of High-tech Mayhem and Social Justice
FEATURED AUTHOR - Freelance writer, novelist, award-winning screenwriter, editor, poker player, poet, biker, roustabout, Travis Heermann is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop, a member of the Authors Guild, an Active member of SFWA and the HWA, and the author of The Ronin Trilogy, Rogues of the Black Fury, and co-author of Death Wind. As our Author of the Day, Heermann tells us about his book, The Hammer Falls. Please give us a short introduction to what The Hammer Falls is about. The Hammer Falls is… Read more