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THE ASPERN PAPERS BY HENRY JAMES (BOOK REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION)

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 Hello readers! Today I'll review The Aspern Papers by Henry James. Published in 1888, this novella is a lovely classic that stood the test of time. A perfect choice if you're short on time but would like to get introduced to Henry James or just enjoy some of his writing. I'm no stranger to this author myself.  I've read many works by him. I even reviewed Henry James on my blog quite a few times  here  (   Four Meetings) here (The Portrait of a Lady) , here ( Washington  Square ). I might even do a special post about him on this little place to call my own ( sharing with you all of Henry James' works that I have read so far) but today I'll just focus on this beautifully melancholic  novella set in Venice. If I recall well, I borrowed this particular book from a library some time ago. I do like to read books in physical  form if possible, but if you prefer online reading, you can find a free version of this classic on wikisource and other sites.  This novella con