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An unsettling new collection of Henry James's best short stories exploring ghosts and the uncanny, edited by Susie Boyt.

In 'The Turn of the Screw', one of the most famous ghost stories of all time, a governess becomes obsessed with the belief that malevolent forces are stalking the children in her care. But are the children really in danger - and if so, from who? The novella is accompanied here by several more tales exploring human psychology through ghostly visitations and the uncanny, including 'The Romance of Certain Old Clothes', 'The Last of the Valerii', 'Sir Edmund Orme', 'Owen Wingrave', 'The Friend of the Friends', 'The Third Person' and 'The Jolly Corner'.
This is the final volume of three new Penguin Classics collections representing the best of Henry James's short fiction. The other volumes are 'The Aspern Papers and Other Tales', focussing on themes of art and literature, and 'Daisy Miller and Other Tales', exploring Anglo-American relations.

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    9780141389769

    October 26, 2017

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

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Daisy Miller And Other Tales
Henry James Autobiographies: A Small Boy and Others/Notes of a Son and Brother/The Middle Years/Other Writings: Library of America #274
The Figure In The Carpet
The Turn Of The Screw And The Lesson Of The Master
A Portrait Of A Lady
The Wings Of The Dove
Daisy Miller And The Turn Of The Screw
The Turn Of Screw Cla
The Turn Of The Screw
The Beast In The Jungle
The Lesson Of The Master
The Coxon Fund
English Journeys
The Europeans
Wings Of The Dove
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories
Daisy Miller
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The Other House
The Ivory Tower
New York Stories Of Henry James
Mod Lib The Bostonians
The Turn Of The Screw And The Aspern Papers
Mod Lib The Wings Of The Dove

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