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The turn of the screw and other stories

Author: Henry James
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2007.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young governess is sent to a great country house to care for two orphaned children. To begin with Flora and Miles seem to be model pupils but gradually the governess starts to suspect that something is very wrong with them. As she sets out to uncover the corrupt secrets of the house she becomes more and more convinced that something evil is watching her.
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Genre/Form: Classical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James
ISBN: 9780099511236 0099511231
OCLC Number: 145387711
Description: 235 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Contents: The turn of the screw --
The romance of certain old clothes --
The friends of the friends --
The jolly corner.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Henry James.

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"A most wonderful, lurid, poisonous little tale" -- Oscar Wilde "It really does turn your blood cold" -- Colm Toibin "Technically, he is extraordinarily brilliant, and stylistically he's wonderful" Read more...

 
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