Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook
Pages (PDF): 533
Publication Date: 1904
Includes Volumes I and II. A complex, intense study of marriage and adultery. The Golden Bowl follows Prince Amerigo, an impoverished but charismatic Italian nobleman, who is in London for his marriage to Maggie Verver, only child of the widower Adam Verver, the fabulously wealthy American financier and art collector. Maggie persuades her lonely father to propose to her childhood friend, Charlotte. He does, and she accepts. Unbeknown to Maggie however, is that her husband, Amerigo, knows Charlotte from before and the two end up having an affair.