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The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

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Also by Henry James:

The Portrait of a Lady, November 2022
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The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories, November 2022
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The Turning, January 2020
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The Turn of the Screw, October 2006
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The Turn of the Screw
Henry James

Prestwick House, Inc.
October 2006
On Sale: October 1, 2006
142 pages
ISBN: 1580491618
EAN: 9781580491617
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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classic includes a glossary and reader's notes to help the modern reader more fully appreciate the rich complexity of James' language, images, and symbols. Before there was Alfred Hitchcock, there was Henry James, and before Psycho, there was The Turn of the Screw. Why is the young governess the only one who can see the ghosts? Are her young charges haunted or evil? Or is the governess herself mad? The book that claims to start out as a Christmas Eve ghost story quickly becomes a tale of psychological horror as the governess struggles- and ultimately fails-to protect the children from the "corruption" that only she can conceive of...but cannot name. Richly wrought in Late-Victorian prose, Henry James' most famous novel is both hauntingly beautiful and a shocking glimpse into the ultimate source of evil...the human

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