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The Turn of the Screw - Henry James, Richard Armitage, Emma Thompson
The Turn of the Screw
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Format: audiobook
Publisher: Audible Studios
Edition language: English
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
2.0 The Turn of the Screw
by Henry James After reading the first couple of chapters, I actually went onto Wikipedia to find out what this story is about. I felt like I had come into the middle of something that hadn't been explained. This is actually not unusual for stories written around the turn of the century. They ha...
Dem rated it
3.0 The Turn of the Screw
3.5 Stars The Turn of the Screw was written in 1898 and first appeared in serial format in Collier's Weekly This was a time when life was lived at a slower pace and Ghost /Gothic Horror Stories were the Reality TV shows of to day and in order to read this book one must take them selves back in time ...
Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it
3.0 Possibly more challenging than enjoyable a read
Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" follows a popular convention in classic horror that the story is presented to us with a wrap around narration. At a party people are encouraged to tell each other creepy tales and this one is told to them (and us) by the recipient of correspondence from the gover...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
2.0 The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
I had gone into this expecting to be spooked, but I mostly got confused instead. The main narrator's propensity to jump to conclusions without any solid proof and instantly believing them as truths made me question her reliability. The writing certainly doesn't help—it's dense and convoluted, even s...
TeaStitchRead rated it
2.0 The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
Holy Wall of Text Batman! This short novella took so long to read because I had to put down my NOOK and give my eyes a break. There is a story there buried deep in the paragraph-length run on sentences, but damn if I could follow along well enough to describe it to you. I just didn't care about any ...
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