What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew

By Henry James; Maureen O. Brien (Read by)

Audiogo, Compact Disc, 9780792789901

Publication Date: June 1, 2012

Description

After her parents bitter divorce, young Maisie Farange finds herself shuttled between her selfish mother and vain father, who value her only as a means for provoking each other. And when both take lovers and remarry, Maisie solitary, observant, and wise beyond her years is drawn into an increasingly entangled adult world of intrigue and sexual betrayal, until she is finally compelled to choose her own future.



About the Author
Henry James (1843-1916), American novelist, short-story writer, and man of letters, was born in Washington Place, New York, to a family of distinguished philosophers and theologians. He attended schools in New York, Boston, and throughout Europe, where he later settled. A major figure in the history of the novel, he is celebrated as a master craftsman who brought his great art and impeccable technique to bear in the development of abiding moral themes.

Maureen O Brien is an English actress and author best known for her role as Vicki in the BBC television series "Doctor Who". Since then, she has reprised the role in Big Finish Productions "Doctor Who "audio plays. Also an accomplished author, she has written numerous detective novels, including "Close-Up on Death", "Mask of Betrayal", and "Dead Innocent".