A Jealous Ghost

A Jealous Ghost

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There is something rather disquieting about Sallie Declan, a young American in London, and it is not just her obsession with Henry James's The Turn of the Screw, the subject of her PhD thesis.
There is her decision, almost casually taken, to leave her studies for a temporary job as a nanny in a large country house. She seems to display astonishing naivety as she build a fantasy about her emotional future there. Surely she can see it is all delusion?
But a progressively darker reality unfolds as we are led inexorably towards a terrible and shocking climax.

Book information

ISBN: 9780099478669
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Arrow Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 186
Weight: 144g
Height: 199mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 13mm