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The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers - Henry James, Anthony Curtis
The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers
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In these two chilling stories, Henry James shows himself to be a master of haunting atmosphere and unbearable tension. The Turn of the Screw tells of a young governess sent to a country home to take charge of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Unsettled by a sense of intense evil within the house, she... show more
In these two chilling stories, Henry James shows himself to be a master of haunting atmosphere and unbearable tension. The Turn of the Screw tells of a young governess sent to a country home to take charge of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Unsettled by a sense of intense evil within the house, she soon becomes obsessed with the belief that malevolent forces are stalking the children in her care. Obsession of a more worldly variety lies at the heart of The Aspern Papers, the tale of a literary historian determined to get his hands on some letters written by a great poet-and prepared to use trickery and deception to achieve his aims.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141439907 (0141439904)
ASIN: 141439904
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Bitter Scheherazade
Bitter Scheherazade rated it
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The Turn of the Screw:A classic tale that does not interest me and nor does it scare me. In parts it disquiets, but the style that it was written in has decayed considerably over the years. I had skipped over the last sentence before I realized that I had actually hit the end and had to re-read i...
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers
IntroductionPreface--The Aspern Papers--The Turn of the ScrewNotes
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers
IntroductionPreface--The Aspern Papers--The Turn of the ScrewNotes
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