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The turn of the screw ; and, Daisy Miller

Author: Henry James
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell Pub. Co., 1954.
Series: Laurel edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The turn of the Screw, the story unfolds with the arrival of a new governess at a remote country estate. She has been hired by the uncle of two young orphans to take complete charge of the children's lives and upbringing. Her first peaceful weeks are disturbed by the apparition of the ghosts of two evil servants who once served in the house.
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories, American
Love stories, American
Ghost stories
Horror fiction
Fantasy literature
Mystery and detective fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James
ISBN: 0440391547 9780440391548
OCLC Number: 1184598
Notes: Short stories.
"A Laurel edition."
Description: 191 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Turn of the screw --
Daisy Miller.
Series Title: Laurel edition.
Other Titles: Daisy Miller.
Responsibility: by Henry James.

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In The turn of the Screw, the story unfolds with the arrival of a new governess at a remote country estate. She has been hired by the uncle of two young orphans to take complete charge of the children's lives and upbringing. Her first peaceful weeks are disturbed by the apparition of the ghosts of two evil servants who once served in the house.

In Daisy Miller, a young American traveling abroad for the first time, openly ignores the rigid European social code of the day and earns the disapproval of her fellow Americans.

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