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Book Review: THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Henry James

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FACTS ABOUT THE BOOKTitle: The Turn of the Screw
Author: Henry James
Publisher: Oxford
Price: $6.95
Pages: 121
Genre: Ghostly Short Story
Year: 1898 BACK OF THE BOOK

WHAT IS IT ABOUT? In "The Turn of the Screw" a man tells some friends a story that is said to be very evil and unsettling. The book then continues to tell this story. This retelling is about a governess who was brought to a big house to teach and care for two siblings, a young boy and girl. The governess receives a letter from the headmaster of the young boy's school, which declares that the boy was expelled from school. The letter does not explain why the boy got expelled but the governess imagines something wicked to be the reason for it. Later on, the governess encounters two ghosts, who are the late governess and caretaker of the two children and who are both said to be dead. From thereon the governess tries to find out what these two ghosts want and in which way they are connected to the children. MY THOUGHT…