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Oscar Wilde called Jamess chilling The Turn of the Screw a most wonderful, lurid poisonous little tale. It tells of a young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Unsettled by a sense of intense evil within the house, she soon becomes obsessed with the belief that something malevolent is stalking the children in her care. Obsession of a more worldly variety lies at the heart of The Aspern Papers, the tale of a literary historian determined to get his hands on some letters written by a great poet and prepared to use trickery and deception to achieve his aims. Both show Jamess mastery of the short story and his genius for creating haunting atmosphere and unbearable tension.
Akcja powieści toczy się w londyńskich salonach i pełnych przepychu pałacach Wenecji. Kate Croy i Merton Densher to para londyńskich narzeczonych, którzy...