The American

The novel “The American” introduces the reader to the early period of Henry James’s work. On the way to his characters becomes a European class caste. The very spirit and structure of life on different continents do not coincide too much. And this discrepancy dramatically affects the fate of the psychologically delicate novel about the failed love.

When Christopher Newman arrived in Europe, he saw the young lady in the Louvre Museum and began to watch her.

The girl made copies of the famous paintings. Christopher Newman belonged to the Americans, who often admired the copy as much as the original.

Christopher Newman came to Europe, earning a good fortune, he had plans to define his life, to marry…

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