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Turn of the screw is a novella penned by nineteenth century british author henry james considered to be part of the literary ghost story genre, the novella was originally published serially between january and april of 1898 in collier’s weekly magazine, being later compiled into a single volume the following october. His first published work was a review of a the turn of the screw the third period of james's career reached its collection the year of henry james: the story.
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