Play directory : Turn of The Screw

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Henry James
  • Written
  • Setting
    A country estate in Essex
  • Overview
    An unnamed narrator listens to a male friend reading a manuscript written by a former governess whom the friend claims to have known and who is now dead. The manuscript tells the story of how the young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his nephew and niece after the death of their grandparents who were raising the children after their father died. He lives mainly in London and is not interested in raising the children personally.
  • Play
    Download the text for free from Project Gutenberg here: Turn of The Screw