# The 28101
The Portrait Of A Lady
She knew of no wrong that he had done; he was not violent, he was not cruel; she simply believed that he hated her'
But Isabel, resolved to enjoy her freedom, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors
Charming and cultivated, Osmond sees Isabel as a rich prize waiting to be taken
In this portrait of a 'young woman affronting her destiny', Henry James created one of his most magnificent heroines, and a story of intense poignancy
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Then she finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond
When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry