Authors & Events
Authors & Events
Feb 13, 2018
| ISBN 9780141389752
Nov 08, 2022
| ISBN 9780241552650
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Feb 13, 2018 | ISBN 9780141389752
Nov 08, 2022 | ISBN 9780241552650
A chilling new collection of Henry James’s short stories exploring the uncanny, including “The Turn of the Screw,” the basis for the new Netflix series The Haunting of Bly Manor 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. It is accompanied here by several more of the very best of Henry James’s short stories, all exploring ghosts and the uncanny. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Henry James was born on April 15, 1843, on Washington Place in New York to the most intellectually remarkable of American families. His father, Henry James Sr., was a brilliant and eccentric religious philosopher; his brother was one of the… More about Henry James
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