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Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Dylan Shaffer - Goodreads

Meh. I didn't hate it, but as an introduction to Henry James, it wasn't very good. The whole thing just feels very dated: the tropes are very dated (dude reading the whole story from a letter), the ... Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Ahmed.k - Goodreads

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Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Goodreads

Loved this book. One of the best not only in story but the writing is beautiful. Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Chip - Goodreads

Taking me a while to get into this. James' usual slightly off-putting needlessly complicated prose style getting in the way of the story. Sticking with it though....as I am looking forward to getting ... Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Henry - Goodreads

While James does take some getting used to - especially when one tends to agree with Wilde's assessment of his prose - he really is deserving of his attention. The Turn of the Scew is terrifying and ... Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Goodreads

While James does take some getting used to - especially when one tends to agree with Wilde's assessment of his prose - he really is deserving of his attention. The Turn of the Scew is terrifying and ... Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Jasmine - Goodreads

Once you get used to the old language (this book came out in 1898) it's really good and gripping. I know it's meant to trick the reader into not knowing whether the Governess really did see the ghosts ... Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Meltha - Goodreads

Creepy, creepy, and more creepy. If anyone can pin down James on anything, it's nigh unto a miracle. Everything drips with ambiguity, which makes it all the more scary. Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - M Mcd - Goodreads

An absorbing read. Despite the older intricacies of language, I found myself mesmerized to the page. Read full review

Review: The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

I was inspired to read this The Turn of the Screw by the Halloween season. It's one of those classics I always meant to get around to. I wasn't very impressed though. It wasn't particularly scary or ... Read full review

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All reviews - 86