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The Turn of the Screw & In the Cage by Henry James
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Dec 30, 14

really liked it
bookshelves: classic, fiction, horror-suspense
Read from March 02 to 22, 2010

Both novellas are written in an older style and take a little time getting used to.
I was interested in reading The Turn of the Screw because I saw The Innocents. Interestingly enough, I feel the book gives the impression that the governess is a nutjob while the movie gives the impression the children are the dark element.
The other novella, In the Cage, is almost a 180 from the tone set by the other novella. It is almost entirely composed of the thoughts of the main character. Having very little character interaction, it is not quite a page turner.

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