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The turning : the Turn of the screw and other ghost stories

Author: Henry James; Susie Boyt
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection brings together eight of James's tales exploring the uncanny, including his infamous ghost story, 'The Turn of the Screw', a work saturated with evil, in which a fraught governess becomes convinced that malicious spirits are menacing the children in her care. The other masterly works here include 'The Jolly Corner', 'Owen Wingrave' and further tales of visitations, premonitions, madness, grief and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Ghost stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
James, Henry, 1843-
The turning
New York : Penguin Books, 2020.
(DLC) 2019043198
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Susie Boyt
ISBN: 9780143135708 0143135708
OCLC Number: 1121422176
Notes: "Now a major motion picture"--front cover
Description: 328 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The romance of certain old clothes --
The last of the Valerii --
Sir Edmund Orme --
Owen Wingrave --
The friends of the friends --
The turn of the screw --
The third person --
The jolly corner.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Henry James ; edited by Susie Boyt.

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"This collection brings together eight of James's tales exploring the uncanny, including his infamous ghost story, 'The Turn of the Screw', a work saturated with evil, in which a fraught governess becomes convinced that malicious spirits are menacing the children in her care. The other masterly works here include 'The Jolly Corner', 'Owen Wingrave' and further tales of visitations, premonitions, madness, grief and family secrets, where the living are just as mysterious and unknowable as the dead"--

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