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The turn of the screw and other ghost stories —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

"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 mo...

Travels with Henry James —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

"Brimming with charm, wit, and biting criticism, this new collection of travel essays reintroduces Henry James as a formidable travel companion. Whether for a trip to Lake George or an afternoon visit to an art exhibit i...

The wings of the dove —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

James drew on the memory of a beloved cousin who died young to create one of the three central characters, Milly Theale, an heiress with a short time to live and a passion for experiencing life to its fullest. To the cre...

The turning : the Turn of the screw and other ghost stories —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

"This collection brings together eight of James's tales exploring the uncanny, including his infamous ghost story, 'The Turn of the Screw', a work saturated with evil, in which a fraught governess becomes convinced that ...

Daisy Miller —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

"Daisy Miller is a fascinating portrait of a young woman from Schenectady, New York, who, traveling in Europe, runs afoul of the socially pretentious American expatriate community in Rome. First published in 1878, the no...

The American —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

Having made a fortune from his California-based business, Christopher Newman resolves to enlarge his experience with a grand tour of Europe, the customary practice of wealthy young men of the 19th century. When his acqua...

Notes of a son and brother —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

The second volume of Henry James's autobiography, Notes of a Son and Brother, was completed just a few months before his death. Here, James covers the time of the Civil War, discusses his early adulthood, his first effor...