Book review on the Henry James classic Turn Of The Screw by yours truly. Let me know what you think. 🙂

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Welcome to Classic Friday with Nisha Moodley, your monthly journey into  Classic authors  and their Literature!

Nisha MoodleyNisha is a South African writer, blogger, amateur historian, mystery-chaser and former ghost-hunter who, with a completed collection of short-stories under her belt, is currently working on her first full-length novel.

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I hope you enjoy this ‘Classic Friday’ entry and I’ll be back on  Friday 22nd February for some more…

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The Turn Of the Screw - PenguinTITLE: TURN OF THE SCREW

AUTHOR: HENRY JAMES

GENRE: 19th century GOTHIC HORROR

DATE FIRST PUBLISHED: 1898

NO. OF PAGES: 133 (my copy : Vintage Classics/Random House)

It’s been mentioned in numerous popular TV shows including CSI and LOST; it has been the inspiration for many Hollywood movies like Deborah Kerr’s The Innocents (1961) and Nicole Kidman’s The Others (2001). Oscar Wilde described it as “a most wonderful, lurid and poisonous little tale.”

So what is it about Henry James’ Turn…

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3 thoughts on “

  1. beckyday6 says:

    Great guest post Nisha! I’ve never heard of that book before, even though I’ve seen a lot of things you said it was mentioned in…..must pay better attention. 😛

    • Nisha says:

      Grissom quoted Henry James once(a personal quote) and then he and Sara went into this discussion about this novel’s plot. I heard the word ‘ghost’ and then I was like, I have to read this book! LOL. I’m not as good as you when it comes to book reviews but I hope I did okay(?) 😛 I thought I’d give it a go… 😉

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