Synopses & Reviews
Described by F. R. Leavis as one of the two most brilliant novels in the language, The Portrait of a Lady tells the story of Isabel Archer, young, American, and eager to embrace life, as she makes her choice from the suitors who court her. She is true to her principles, but at what cost?
About the Author
has been writing fiction, poetry, and criticism for more than forty years. The author of eighteen novels and several hundred short stories, he has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, for Rabbit Is Rich
(1982) and Rabbit at Rest