The lovely Nisha Moodley is talking about Turn of the Screw. I adore Henry James, even if he does have convoluted sentences. If you are not familiar with this story, read on, it might just be what you are looking for.
Welcome to Classic Friday with Nisha Moodley, your monthly journey into Classic authors and their Literature!
Nisha 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.
I hope you enjoy this ‘Classic Friday’ entry and I’ll be back on Friday 22nd February for some more…
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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