The Turn of the Screw Author : Henry James Publisher : Total Pages : 124 Release : 2020-10-10 ISBN 10 : 9798696194899 ISBN 13 : Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK The Turn of the Screw Book Description: Complete and unabridged paperback edition. The Turn of the Screw is an 1898 horror novella by Henry James that first appeared in serial format in Collier's Weekly magazine (January 27 - April 16, 1898). In October 1898, it appeared in The Two Magics, a book published by Macmillan in New York City and Heinemann in London. Classified as both gothic fiction and a ghost story, the novella focuses on a governess who, caring for two children at a remote estate, becomes convinced that the grounds are haunted. Description from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.