The Turn of the Screw and Daisy Miller

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Wildside Press LLC, Apr 1, 2008 - Fiction - 284 pages
18 Reviews
Henry James, OM (1843-1916) was an American-born author, one of the founders and leaders of a school of realism in fiction. He spent much of his life in England and became a British subject shortly before his death.
  

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Henry James is a fascinating writer. - Goodreads
... unfortunately the ending was cheaply executed. - Goodreads
Secondly, the writing is superb--until it isn't. - Goodreads
these 2 stories may have been my intro to James. - Goodreads

Review: The Turn of the Screw/Daisy Miller

User Review  - Victoria Stark - Goodreads

Henry James is a fascinating writer. Within these two novellas, he is able to craft two powerful stories about the destruction of heroism and "rightful" judgment through tone, subtle hints of ... Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw/Daisy Miller

User Review  - Myles Sudbeck - Goodreads

I thought the turn of screw was a hard part to read. it did make me look over my shoulder at some parts. i didn't like it how it was really hard to read sometimes for me. i really like the daisy miller part it was one of those book that made you think at the end if this really happened. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Henry James, American novelist and literary critic, was born in 1843 in New York City. Psychologist-philosopher William James was his brother. By the age of 18, he had lived in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, and New England. In 1876, he moved to London, having decided to live abroad permanently. James was a prolific writer; his writings include 22 novels, 113 tales, 15 plays, approximately 10 books of criticism, and 7 travel books. His best-known works include Daisy Miller, The Turn of the Screw, The Portrait of a Lady, The Ambassadors, and The American Scene. His works of fiction are elegant and articulate looks at Victorian society; while primarily set in genteel society, James subtlely explores class issues, sexual repression, and psychological distress. Henry James died in 1916 in London. The James Memorial Stone in Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey, commemorates him.

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