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The Turn of the Screw (Everyman Paperback Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

James's chilling ghost story of innocence and evil

One summer a young governess is sent to take charge of Miles and Flora, two beautiful, charming orphans living in a country house. But silence covers their past. Then the servants reappear who, before they died, had looked after the children. As winter closes in, the young governess struggles to keep her charges from the unnatural influences which they seem strangely to desire.

Terror makes this a ghost story, while uncertainty makes it horrifying. Are the apparitions the governess' invention? And if so, does the evil lie not in the children, but in love–sick young women– and in adult society itself?

The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction, notes and chronology of James Life and times

Synopsis:

Henry James' short novels provide an overview of his entire career and serve as an excellent introduction to his singular art and imagination. This collection includes The Turn of the Screw, Daisy Miller, The Beast in the Jungle, An International Episode, The Aspern Papers and The Altar of the Dead. Major course adoption potential.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-139).

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ISBN:
9780460872997
Editor:
Lloyd-Smith, Alan
Editor:
Lloyd-Smith, Alan
Editor:
Lloyd-Smith, Alan
Author:
James, Henry
Publisher:
Everyman Paperback Classics
Location:
London :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Ghost stories
Subject:
Governesses
Subject:
Children -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
v. 22, May 1994
Publication Date:
19930931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 7 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Henry James' short novels provide an overview of his entire career and serve as an excellent introduction to his singular art and imagination. This collection includes The Turn of the Screw, Daisy Miller, The Beast in the Jungle, An International Episode, The Aspern Papers and The Altar of the Dead. Major course adoption potential.
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