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The Turn of the Screw (Dover Thrift Editions)

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ISBN13: 9780486266848
ISBN10: 0486266842
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One of literature's most gripping ghost stories depicts the sinister transformation of 2 innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. Elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror creates what few stories in literature have been able to do — a complete feeling of dread and uncertainty.

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One of literature’s most gripping ghost stories depicts the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. Elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror creates what few stories in literature have been able to do—a complete feeling

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Gripping ghost story by great novelist depicts the sinister transformation of 2 innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. An elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror.

About the Author

American author Henry James (1843-1916) spent most of his career in Europe and ultimately adopted British citizenship. A prolific writer of criticism, biography, and travel-related books and articles, James is known above all for his highly influential novels, which frequently explore the clash of Old and New World cultures.

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Bridgett, September 13, 2006 (view all comments by Bridgett)
The quintessential ghost story, The Turn of the Screw, refuses to be "figured out." You will find yourself looking back again and again for the clues that will undo the intriguing puzzle. Psychological thriller or spirit romp--the reader must decide.
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ISBN:
9780486266848
Author:
James, Henry
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Ghost stories
Subject:
Governesses
Subject:
Children -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
no. 18
Publication Date:
19910131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.19 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by , One of literature’s most gripping ghost stories depicts the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. Elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror creates what few stories in literature have been able to do—a complete feeling
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Gripping ghost story by great novelist depicts the sinister transformation of 2 innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. An elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror.

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