The Wings of the Dove Summary
Henry James

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The Wings of the Dove Summary

In The Wings of the Dove, Henry James provides a rather unique approach to the timeless issues of selfishness, greed, conspiracy, love, and betrayal - universal themes in literature since early Greek theater. James sets his novel in turn-of-the-century London, a society that remains steeped in Victorian tradition and social mores that appear ridiculous to the contemporary youthful reader.

Kate Croy is in love with a poor journalist, Merton Densher. Unfortunately, despite her...

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