The Turn of the Screw & in the Cage (Paperback)

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    This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition brings together one of literature's most famous ghost stories and one of Henry James's most unusual novellas. In The Turn of the Screw, a governess is haunted by ghosts from her young charges past; ...

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    Hortense Calisher is the author of twenty-two books, including the National Book Award nominees False Entry; Herself: Autobiography of a Writer; and Collected Stories of Hortense Calisher. She lives in Manhattan and upstate New York.
    This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition brings together one of literature's most famous ghost stories and one of Henry James's most unusual novellas. In The Turn of the Screw, a governess is haunted by ghosts from her young charges past; Virginia Woolf said of this masterpiece of psychological ambiguity and suggestion, We are afraid of something unnamed, of something, perhaps, in ourselves...Henry James...can still make us afraid of the dark.

    In his rarely anthologized novella In the Cage, James brings his incomparable powers of observation to the story of a clever, rebellious heroine of Britain's lower middle class. Hortense Calisher, in her Introduction, calls it a delicious story, the more so because it confounds what we expect from James.

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    ISBN 9780375757402
    Genre FICTION / Classics
    Format Paperback
    Pages 231
    Publisher Date 2001-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Modern Library
    Copyright Year 20010601
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Modern Library Classics
    Audience College/higher education
    Authors James, Henry

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