Free Shipping In the UK
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories By Henry James

The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories
by Henry James

In Stock
£3.99

Discover Henry James's most famous and terrifying story in an edition which also includes a unique selection of his best loved ghost stories.

A young governess is sent to a great country house to care for two orphaned children.

Only 1 left

The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories Summary


The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories: The Romance of Certain Old Clothes, The Friends of the Friends and The Jolly Corner by Henry James

Discover Henry James's most famous and terrifying story in an edition which also includes a unique selection of his best loved ghost stories.

A young governess is sent to a great country house to care for two orphaned children. To begin with Flora and Miles seem to be model pupils but gradually the governess starts to suspect that something is very wrong with them. As she sets out to uncover the corrupt secrets of the house she becomes more and more convinced that something evil is watching her.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the UK
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories Reviews


A most wonderful, lurid, poisonous little tale -- Oscar Wilde
It really does turn your blood cold -- Colm Toibin
Technically, he is extraordinarily brilliant, and stylistically he's wonderful -- David Lodge
Henry James is as solitary in the history of the novel as Shakespeare is in the history of poetry -- Graham Greene
[James] is the most intelligent man of his generation -- T. S. Eliot

About Henry James


Henry James was born on 15 April 1843 in New York to a wealthy and intellectual family and as a youth travelled widely and studied in Europe. He briefly studied law at Harvard before he took up writing full-time. His first novel, Watch and Ward, was published in 1871 and many followed including Roderick Hudson (1875), Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Awkward Age (1899), The Wings of the Dove (1902), The Ambassadors (1903) and The Golden Bowl (1904). He also wrote short stories, reviews, biographies, plays and travel books. After a brief period in Paris, James moved to London.He later settled in Rye in Sussex and became a British citizen in 1915. Henry James died on 28 February 1916.

Additional information

GOR001132122
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories: The Romance of Certain Old Clothes, The Friends of the Friends and The Jolly Corner by Henry James
Henry James
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2007-10-04
256
0099511231
9780099511236
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.