Money. Sex. Power. Family. Those are the conceits at the heart of Henry James’s late-period masterpiece, The Golden Bowl. In this episode, Jacke talks to author Dinitia Smith, whose new novel The Prince reinvigorates this classic story of a wealthy American widower, his doting daughter, her charismatic foreign husband, and the childhood friend whose secret love affairs threaten to jeopardize multiple marriages.
Additional listening suggestions:
- 340 Forgotten Women of Literature 5 – Constance Fenimore Woolson
- 341 Constance and Henry – The Story of “Miss Grief”
- 343 The Feast in the Jungle
- 344 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Beast
- 346 For Whom the Beast Leaps
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