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This is an excellent example of great suspense writing. It draws you I in and keeps you engaged. A great read.Published 10 days ago by Nelda Paden
This book had a lot of reviews stating it was one of the best ghost stories ever written. To me, it was boring and so blooding wordy I almost chucked it before finishing. Read morePublished 19 days ago by kathryn m anderson
A governess is engaged to care for two orphaned children on an isolated, half-empty estate. While she adores her young charges, she becomes convinced that some evil is lurking on... Read morePublished 29 days ago by kvsterling515
Wonderful writing, great story. This bears reading again and again, as there are always questions left in the reader's mind.Published 1 month ago by Brython7
read it during a classic horror kick, but for me and perhaps for other modern readers the convoluted sentences and lack of truly frightening scenes makes for a lethargic read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sarah B
I haven't read any novels by Henry James before and I'm glad that I started off with his gothic novel (well I had to read it for class). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rachel Troyer
The story is lousy, the characters are unbelievable, the protagonist is annoying, the plot development is glacial, and the ending is absurd. Read morePublished 2 months ago by bearieq
The book is really not scary, not suspenseful and not even intriguing, just plain boring.
This may be due to the fact that it was written at the end of the 1800s when tastes... Read more
Beautiful vintage book and a wonderful tingly creepy story inside .