Italian Hours


Author: Henry James

“The charm of certain vacant grassy spaces, in Italy, overfrowned by masses of brickwork that are honeycombed by the suns of centuries, is something that I hereby renounce once for all the attempt to express; but you may be sure that whenever I mention such a spot enchantment lurks in it.” – Henry James,,,In these essays on travels in Italy written from 1872 to 1909, Henry J….Read More

5 Books Similar to Italian Hours

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Lurching from the cappuccino bars of Notting Hill to the blissed-out shores of Thailand, Bridget Jones searches for The Truth in spite of pathetically unevolved men, insane dating theories, and… Continue Reading Posted in: Feature : Drama, Humorous Stories, Women Authors

The Aspern Papers

One of James's best-known and most acclaimed longer tales, The Aspern Papers is based on the letters Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote to Mary Shelley's stepsister, Claire Clairmont, who saved them… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction, Manuscripts Collectors And Collecting, Massachusetts Boston

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

A novel about writing a novel is the subject of this complex classic which has been described as the greatest shaggy dog story in the English language. Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction, Sequential Art

Washington Square

One of the most instantly appealing of James's early masterpieces, Washington Square is a tale of a trapped daughter and domineering father, a quiet tragedy of money and love and… Continue Reading Posted in: Classics, Fiction, Literature

Leave a Reply