The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

A young governess is hired to care for two children at a remote English estate. However, she soon becomes convinced that the grounds are haunted by two former employees who have taken control of the children. As she fights to free the children from these apparitions, the line between reality and her own fears becomes increasingly blurred, leading to a chilling and ambiguous conclusion.

The 271st greatest book of all time


Published
1898
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
120-200
Words
42,960
Original Language
English

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