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The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

Tor Classics

Henry James

Tor Classics




An isolated, forlorn estate...a very young, inexperienced governess...the boy, Miles, the girl, Flora--two angelically beautiful, strangely distant children...and the fiends.

Phantoms of shadow and madness, twin creatures of evil, ghosts of the condemned. Two figures, half-seen, lurking in twilit windows and dark towers, beckoning...silent...coming ever closer. Walking dead who seek to control the children's bodies, steal their minds, destroy their souls...

Flora and Miles claim to see and hear nothing. But, with mounting horror, their governess discovers the children want the ghosts--

As much as the evil wants them...

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This edition of The Turn of the Screw includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword.

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The Turn of the Screw

I remember the whole beginning as a succession of flights and drops, a little see-saw of the right throbs and the wrong. After rising, in town, to meet his appeal I had at all...


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About the author

Henry James

Henry James (1843-1916) was an iconic figure of nineteenth century literature. Among his many masterpieces are The Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, The Europeans, The Golden Bowl, and Washington Square. As well as fiction, James produced several works of travel literature and biography, and was one of the great letter writers of any age. A contemporary and friend of Robert Louis Stevenson, Edith Wharton, and Joseph Conrad, James continues to exert a major influence on generations of novelists and writers.

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