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Turn of the Screw (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

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THE TURN OF THE SCREW, originally published in 1898, is a gothic ghost story novella written by Henry James.

Due to its original content, the novella became a favorite text of academics who subscribe to New Criticism. The novella has had differing interpretations, often mutually exclusive. Many critics have tried to determine the exact nature of the evil hinted at by the story. However, others have argued that the true brilliance of the novella comes with its ability to create an intimate confusion and suspense for the reader.

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Much imitated ... but no one comes near the finesse of the master (The Times)

Timelessly unsettling (Guardian)

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<p align=""justify""> <span lang=""EN""><strong>Henry James</strong><font color=""#000000""><font face=""WarnockPro-Regular"" sie=""1""><font face=""WarnockPro-Regular"" sie=""1""><strong> </strong>(1843-1916), American novelist and critic, was an innovator in technique and a distinctive prose stylist. More than any previous writer, James refined the technique of narrating a novel from the point of view of a character, thereby laying the foundations of modern stream-of-consciousness fiction. Among his many acclaimed novels are </font></font><i><font face=""WarnockPro-It"" sie=""1""><font face=""WarnockPro-It"" sie=""1"">The Portrait of a Lady, The Ambassadors, The Golden Bowl, </font></font></i></font><b><font face=""WarnockPro-Regular"" sie=""1""><font face=""WarnockPro-Regular"" sie=""1""><font color=""#000000"">and </font></font></font></b><i><font face=""WarnockPro-It"" sie=""1""><font face=""WarnockPro-It"" sie=""1""><font color=""#000000"">The Wings of the Dove.</font></font></font></i><b><font face=""WarnockPro-Regular"" sie=""1""><font face=""WarnockPro-Regular"" sie=""1""><font color=""#000000"">.</font></font></font></b></span></p>

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