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The Turn of the Screw - Henry James, Philip Horne, David Bromwich
The Turn of the Screw
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Henry James, a master of haunting atmosphere and riveting tension, presents one of the most famous ghost stories of all time. A young governess is sent to a country home to take charge of two orphans, and unsettled by a sense of intense evil within the house, becomes obsessed with the belief... show more
Henry James, a master of haunting atmosphere and riveting tension, presents one of the most famous ghost stories of all time. A young governess is sent to a country home to take charge of two orphans, and unsettled by a sense of intense evil within the house, becomes obsessed with the belief that malevolent forces are stalking the children in her care. Growing increasingly uneasy, she becomes drawn into a frightening battle against an unspeakable evil that may or may not be real.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141441351 (0141441356)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 172
Edition language: English
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Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
2.0 The Turn of the Screw
The only thing I really enjoyed was Emma Thompson's performance. She's what kept me listing (and reading along at some parts). I just didn't get it? It didn't get me? It literally did not pull me into the story or hold my true interest. Perhaps a second reading/listening in the future.
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 The Turn of the Screw
3.5 starsThis is a perfect ghost story. It slowly and continuously gets more creepy and has that vague way of doing things to keep you guessing even after it's over.
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
4.0
Lei, vent’anni, figlia di un umile parroco di campagna si reca a Londra dopo aver risposto a un annuncio. Lui, l’inserzionista, è un gentiluomo, scapolo, bello come solo i personaggi dei romanzi possono essere. Ardito, cortese e affascinante. La giovane rimane così colpita dall’uomo che accetta di o...
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0.0 Halloween Book Bingo 2016: Fourth Update -- BINGO!!
The Books: Read by Candlelight or Flashlight – E.T.A. Hoffmann: Das Fräulein von Scuderi (Mademoiselle de Scuderi) (read by flashlight, in bed) A spooky mystery set in the 1680s, in the Paris of Louis XIV. Mlle. de Scuderi – an elderly gentlewoman who is in the confidence of the king and his maitres...
Cody's Bookshelf
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5.0 THE TURN OF THE SCREW Review
Synopsis: Widely recognized as one of literature's most gripping ghost stories, this classic tale of moral degradation concerns the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. The story begins when a governess arrives at an English country estate to look afte...
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