Democracy: An American Novel

Democracy: An American Novel

By: Adams, Henry

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An immediate bestseller upon its publication in 1880, the anonymously penned Democracy prompted widespread speculation and guessing games as to its author's identity. It is the story of Mrs. Lightfoot Lee, a society widow, and Silas Ratcliffe, the most influential member of the Senate, who, throughout the novel, pursues Mrs. Lee while at the same time battling her for power. Set in Washington in the 1870s, Democracy presents a scathing and incisive look at the intricate inner workings of politics and corruption that remains relevant today.

This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the 1880 first edition and includes a contemporary review from The Atlantic Monthly.

Title: Democracy: An American Novel

Author Name: Adams, Henry

Categories: Modern Library Classics,

Publisher: MODERN LIB: Apr-13

ISBN Number: 037576058X

ISBN Number 13: 9780375760587

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

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