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C. Dedmon

North Grafton, MA United States
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  • The Turn of the Screw

  • By: Henry James
  • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Richard Armitage - introduction
  • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,393
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,245
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2,232

Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner Emma Thompson lends her immense talent and experienced voice to Henry James' Gothic ghost tale, The Turn of the Screw. When a governess is hired to care for two children at a British country estate, she begins to sense an otherworldly presence around the grounds. Are they really ghosts she's seeing? Or is something far more sinister at work?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great, but Mightn't be the Best on Audible

  • By Gillian on 03-16-16

What a treat!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-16-16

Would you listen to The Turn of the Screw again? Why?

I would listen to this book again for the language alone. Henry James' phrasing is delicious.

What did you like best about this story?

Emma Thompson's performance was brilliant.

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