The Turn of the Screw

By Henry James
Produced by Dove Audio
Read by Stephanie Beacham

The Classics Read by Celebrities Series

4.98 Hours 02/01/2008 unabridged
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A neurotic governess at a country house claims that the two orphaned children in her care are being controlled by spirits for some evil purpose. No one else can see the ghosts, and the children themselves are silent. The psychological ambiguities in this tale have made it one of the world’s most famous intellectual ghost stories.

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Summary

Summary

A neurotic governess at a country house claims that the two orphaned children in her care are being controlled by spirits for some evil purpose. No one else can see the ghosts, and the children themselves are silent. The psychological ambiguities in this tale have made it one of the world’s most famous intellectual ghost stories.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“James [has] gorgeous prose and skill at creating and sustaining a mood of growing unease and horror.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Henry James

Henry James (1843–1916), American novelist, short-story writer, and man of letters, was born in Washington Place, New York, to a family of distinguished philosophers and theologians. He attended schools in New York, Boston, and throughout Europe, where he later settled. A major figure in the history of the novel, he is celebrated as a master craftsman who brought his great art and impeccable technique to bear in the development of abiding moral themes.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 4.98
Audience: Adult
Language: English