What Maisie Knew by Henry James

What Maisie Knew

byHenry James

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2011

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pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. The child was provided for, but the new arrangement was inevitably confounding to a young intelligence intensely aware that something had happened which must matter a good deal and looking anxiously out for the effects of so great a cause. It was to be the fate of this patient little girl to see much more than she at first understood, but also even at first to understand much more than any little girl, however patient, had perhaps ever understood before. Only a drummer-boy in a ballad or a story could have been so in the thick of the fight. She was taken into the confidence of passions on which she fixed just the stare she might have had for images bounding across the wall in the slide of a magic-lantern. Her little world was phantasmagoric - strange shadows dancing on a sheet. It was as if the whole performance had been given for her - a mite of a half-scared infant in a great dim theatre. She was in short introduced to life with a liberality in which the selfishness of others found its account, and there was nothing to avert the sacrifice but the modesty of her youth
Title:What Maisie KnewFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819919162

ISBN - 13:9782819919162

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