The Turn of the Screw

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The Turn of the Screw
Henry James
AuthorHenry James
GenreHorror novel
Publication date
Media typePrint

The Turn of the Screw is a horror novel by Henry James. It was published in 1898. The story is about two children in a lonely country house. Their governess believes they are possessed by the ghosts of two dead servants. The novel was made into an opera by Benjamin Britten, and into a movie called The Innocents starring Deborah Kerr.