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The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers By Henry James

The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers
by Henry James

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In the "The Turn of the Screw" a governess is sent to take charge of two orphans. Unsettled by a sense of evil, she thinks that something malevolent is stalking the children. "The Aspern Papers" tells the tale of a literary historian determined to get his hands on the letters of a great poet.
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The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers by Henry James

The Turn of the Screw tells the story of a young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans. Unsettled by a sense of intense evil in the house she soon becomes obsessed with the idea that something malevolent is stalking the children in her care. Meanwhile The Aspern Papers explores obsession of a more worldly kind, with its tale of a literary historian determined to get his hands on some letters written by a great poet. Such is his drive, he is quite prepared to use trickery and deception to achieve his aims...

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About Henry James


Born in 1843, Henry James was of Scottish and Irish ancestry. He started writing short stories and reviews for American journals in 1875 and then went on to write some twenty highly popular and influential novels, including The Portrait of a Lady and The Bostonians. He died in 1916. Anthony Curtis is a literary journalist and critic. He has published a number of books about Somerset Maugham.

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GOR001424647
The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers by Henry James
Henry James
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2003-06-26
272
0141439904
9780141439907
N/A
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