The Turn of The Screw and Other Short Novels

The Turn of The Screw and Other Short Novels


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Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$4.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451530677
  • 464 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

A collection of six short novels from the celebrated author of The Portrait of a Lady and Washington Square
 
By turns chilling, funny, tragic, and profound, Henry James’s short novels allow readers to experience the full range of his skills and vision. The title story, a chilling masterpiece of psychological terror, mixes the phantoms of the mind with those of the supernatural. “Daisy Miller,” the tale of a provincial American girl in Rome that established James’s literary reputation, and “An International Episode” are superb examples of his focus on the clash between American and European values. And in “The Aspern Papers,” “The Alter of the Dead,” and “The Beast in the Jungle,” the author’s remarkable sense of irony, his love of plot twists, and his view of male-female relationships find exquisite expression.
 
 
With an Introduction by Fred Kaplan
And a New Afterword
The Turn of The Screw and Other Short Novels

The Turn of The Screw and Other Short Novels

Henry James, Introduction by: Fred Kaplan

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