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Henry James (1843 - 1916)
Henry James was born on 15 April 1843 in New York City, New York State, United States, the second of five children born to theologian Henry James Sr. (1811-1882) and Mary Robertson nee Walsh. Click the above image to read more about the author...
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The Turn of the Screw by
Call Number: F JAM
The Turn of the Screw: a play by
Call Number: 822.914
The turn of the screw [videorecording] : by Henry James by
Call Number: NF TUR
A young woman held imprisoned in an insane asylum refuses to tell her tale, until one man finds the key that will unlock her dark secrets. Hired as a governess to two young children, Miles and Flora, she found herself entrapped in a terrible mystery.
Biography of author
Different aspects of the authors life
A Spark Notes analysis
An anonymous narrator recalls a Christmas Eve gathering at an old house, where guests listen to one another’s ghost stories. A guest named Douglas introduces a story that involves two children—Flora and Miles—and his sister’s governess, with whom he was in love
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The Turn of the Screw - Audio book
The Turn of the Screw is a novella written by Henry James. It is a ghost story that was originally published in 1898. A nameless governess reports the events of two ghosts who stalk the young children she has charge over. Is she reliable, or an imaginative neurotic?
The Turn of the Screw
The story starts conventionally enough with friends sharing ghost stories 'round the fire on Christmas Eve. One of the guests tells about a governess at a country house plagued by supernatural visitors. Click above image to read the story online....
The Turn of the Screw - part 1
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