The American

Self-made American millionaire Christopher Newman arrives in Paris brimming with hope and optimism, excited to experience the culture and, hopefully, find the perfect woman to...

Turn of the Screw, The - Henry James

The Turn of the Screw is an 1898 horror novella by Henry James that first appeared in serial format in Collier's Weekly magazine (January 27 – April 16, 1898). In...

The Ambassadors

In the second novel of James’s celebrated late period, American Lambert Strether is sent to Paris on behalf of Mrs Newsome, his fiancee, to collect her son, Chad. When Strether...

The Turn of the Screw

Released in our new ‘Young Adult Classics’ format, Henry James’s classic ghost story is a masterpiece of the supernatural. The tale is taken from the diary of a governess,...

The American

Christopher Newman, a somewhat awkward but well-meaning American businessman traveling in Europe for the first time, meets and falls in love with the aristocratic young widow...

The Beast in the Jungle

Bachelor John Marcher is haunted by the premonition that something terrible lies in store for him, like a ‘beast in the jungle’ lying in wait. So he spends his life in...

The Bostonians

Taking place in Boston, Massachusetts, a decade after the Civil War, The Bostonians tells the story of two cousins who battle for the affections of and control over an enchanting...

The Wings of the Dove

Milly Theale is a young, beautiful, and fabulously wealthy American. When she arrives in London and meets the equally beautiful, but impoverished Kate Croy, they form an intimate...

The Turn of the Screw

Perhaps the most brilliantly successful ghost story ever written, The Turn of the Screw creates a terrifyingly believable impression of innocent children so corrupted by evil that...

The Portrait of a Lady

Civility and society come head to head in Henry James' seminal work.The heroine of this powerful novel is the spirited young American Isabel Archer. Blessed by nature and fortune,...

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