The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

by Henry James
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The Turn of the Screw by Henry James by Henry James

A neurotic governess, believing that the two children in her care are being haunted by malevolent ghosts, seeks to exorcize them. THE TURN OF THE SCREW is regarded as among the best supernatural stories ever written.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013846395
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 12/14/2011
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 347 KB

About the Author

Henry James (1843-1916) was a noted American realist writer and literary critic. James is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism, found in his masterpieces THE TURN OF THE SCREW, THE BOSTONIANS, DAISY MILLER, and THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY. In addition to novels and essays, James wrote travelogues and plays, some of which achieved moderated success in his lifetime.

Date of Birth:

April 15, 1843

Date of Death:

February 28, 1916

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Place of Death:

London, England


Attended school in France and Switzerland; Harvard Law School, 1862-63

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The Turn of the Screw by Henry James 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The story is a little confusing, not sure if the governess or the ghost was the cause of what happens at the end. Such a sad ending. Read in about 3 days, pretty good story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago