Francine Prose is the author of twenty works of fiction. Her novel A Changed Man won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and Blue Angel was a finalist for the National Book Award. The recipient of numerous grants and honors, Prose is a former president of PEN American Center, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
While reading this retelling of “The Turn of the Screw,” I was just as creeped out as I was when I saw the movie version “The Innocents” long ago as a young girl. Read morePublished 3 months ago by SunshineRose
Despite the low ratings, I still wanted to give this book a try because Turn of the Screw by Henry James is one of my favorite stories that I have read thus far. Read morePublished 13 months ago by sarah_says
I don't normally review books for Amazon, but in this case I'm making an exception. I don't think I've ever read a book by a respected author that was so poorly written. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Have you ever read a book, not quite sure if the main character was crazy or not? I felt like this throughout the entirety of The Turning, a psychological thriller type young adult... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Reading Beneath the Moon
I won a copy of The Turning from a contest I entered. When I first saw this book, I knew I wanted to read it just from the cover! Isn't it creepy? Read morePublished 21 months ago by Christy M.
I was very excited to read this book and it ended up being a huge disappointment. It's a complete rip off of the Henry James novel The Turn of the Screw. Read morePublished on January 10, 2013 by S.L. Sorensen
When I was in High School we had to read Turn of the Screw for my Gothic Literature class. I loved the novel because we had to figure out if the main character was crazy or if... Read morePublished on November 24, 2012 by AboutToRead
What I Liked: 1) I was surprised to find that I loved the fact that it was written in letter form. A majority of the story is Jack writing letters to his girlfriend and his father,... Read morePublished on November 15, 2012 by Courtney @ Fuzzy.Coffee.Books