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  1. Omslagsbild: Skruvens vridning av

    Skruvens vridning

    Times Litterary Supplement beskrev nyligen Skruvens vridning som "Sannolikt världens bästa spökhistoria". Skruvens vridning tilldrar sig vid mitten av 1800-talet. Det är en väl sammanhållen historia i en berättartradition som i anglosaxiska länder kallas...

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    The portrait of a lady

    The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in 1880–81 and then as a book in 1881. It is one of James's most popular long novels, and is regarded by critics as one of his finest. The...

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    The ambassadors

    The Ambassadors is a 1903 novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review (NAR). This dark comedy, seen as one of the masterpieces of James's final period. Henry James considered The Ambassadors his best, or perhaps his best-wrought,...

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    The turn of the screw

    The Turn of the Screw, originally published in 1898, is a gothic ghost story novel written by Henry James.. A nameless governess reports the events of two ghosts who stalk the young children she has charge over. Is she reliable, or an imaginative neurotic?  Henry James'...

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    What Maisie knew

    What Maisie Knew is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Chap-Book and (revised and abridged) in the New Review in 1897 and then as a book later that year. It tells the story of the sensitive daughter of divorced, irresponsible parents. The book...

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    The golden bowl

    The Golden Bowl is a 1904 novel by Henry James. Set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and...

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    The American

    The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–1877 and then as a book in 1877. The novel is an uneasy combination of social comedy and melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher...

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    The liar

    The Liar is a short story by Henry James, which first appeared in The Century Magazine in May-June 1888, and in book form 1889. It is the story of a young successful painter’s dilemma when he reconnects with the woman he once loved during a visit to an English country...

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    The spoils of Poynton

    The Spoils of Poynton is a novel by Henry James, first published under the title The Old Things as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1896 and then as a book in 1897. This novel describes the struggle between Mrs. Gereth, a widow of impeccable taste and iron will, and...

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    The wheel of time

    The Wheel Of Time is a short story by Henry James, first published two installments in the Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1892 and included in the collection The Private Life, published in 1893. Fanny Knocker is a very, very plain young woman. She is introduced to the...

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    The last of the Valerii

    The Last of the Valerii is a short story by Henry James first published in 1884. An unnamed American painter resident in Rome serves as narrator in this story, watching as his god-daughter Martha, becomes the wife of Prince Marco Valerio. The young bride is eager to use...

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    What Maisie knew

    What Maisie Knew was first published as a serial in the Chap-Book and (revised and abridged) in the New Review in 1897 and then as a book later in the same year. The story of the sensitive daughter of divorced and irresponsible parents, What Maisie Knew has great...

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    The birthplace

    The Birthplace is a short story by Henry James, first published in his collection The Better Sort in 1903. A witty satire on the excesses of the worship of William Shakespeare, the story reflects James's skepticism about the authorship of Shakespeare's plays. The story...

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    The Europeans a sketch

    The Europeans: A sketch is a novel by Henry James, published in 1878. It is essentially a comedy contrasting the behaviour and attitudes of two visitors from Europe with those of their relatives living in the 'new' world of New England. The tale opens in Boston and New...

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    Collaboration

    Collaboration is a short story by Henry James, first published in 1893. The story takes place in Paris sometime after the Franco-Prussian War (1870--Germany won--the French Second Republic collapsed--France embittered). A French poet and a German composer come to admire...

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    The papers

    The Papers is a novella by Henry James, written in the autumn of 1902, with two other tales, to make up a collection published in the book The better sort in 1903. Today the world is awash with “celebrities” whose only accomplishment is being celebrated by the media...

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    The Beast in the Jungle

    The Beast in the Jungle is a 1903 novella by Henry James, first published as part of the collection, The Better Sort.  Almost universally considered one of James' finest short narratives, this story treats appropriately universal themes: loneliness, fate, love and...

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    The awkward age

    The Awkward Age is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in Harper's Weekly in 1898-1899 and then as a book later in 1899. Originally conceived as a brief, light story about the complications created in her family's social set by a young girl coming of age,...

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    The American

    The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–77 and then as a book in 1877. The novel is an uneasy combination of social comedy and melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman,...

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    The death of the lion

    The Death of the Lion is an 1894 short story by Henry James. This short novel is a black comedy about fame, manipulation, pretension, and surviving it all. The narrator, a reprehensible and seedy journalist, sets out to interview a minor author, and in his own quest for...

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    Lady Barbarina

    Lady Barbarina is a novella by Henry James first published in 1884. Rich and beautiful American girls heading to England to find themselves noble titles through marriage, and using their New World wealth to prop up the waning strength of the aristocracy, was almost a...

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    The lesson of the master

    The Lesson of the Master is a novella written by Henry James, originally published in 1888. A promising young writer meets an older man whose works have inspired him, as well as a highly intelligent and attractive young woman, at a gathering in a country house. Anxious...

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    The figure in the carpet

    The Figure in the Carpet is a novella published in 1896 in London, by Henry James. The story is told in the first person. The narrator, whose name is never revealed, meets his favorite author and becomes obsessed with discovering the secret meaning or intention within...

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    The Princess Casamassima

    The Princess Casamassima is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1885-1886 and then as a book in 1886. It is the story of an intelligent but confused young London bookbinder, Hyacinth Robinson, who becomes involved in radical...

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    Sir Dominick Ferrand

    Sir Dominick Ferrand is a short novel by Henry James, first published in Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1892. It was later included in the collection The Real Thing and Other Tales, published in 1893. "Levity" is not a word often applied to Henry James, but this story has...

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    The reverberator

    The Reverberator is a short novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in Macmillan's Magazine in 1888 and then as a book later the same year. Described by the leading web authority on Henry James as "a delightful Parisian bonbon," the comedy traces the...

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    Roderick Hudson

    Roderick Hudson is a novel by Henry James. Originally published in 1875 as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly, it is a bildungsroman that traces the development of the title character, a sculptor. Roderick Hudson is James's first important novel. The theme of Americans in...

  28. Omslagsbild: In the Cage av

    In the Cage

    In the Cage is a novella by Henry James, first published as a book in 1898. This long story centres on an unnamed London telegraphist. She deciphers clues to her clients' personal lives from the often cryptic telegrams they submit to her as she sits in the "cage" at the...

  29. Omslagsbild: Owen Wingrave av

    Owen Wingrave

    Owen Wingrave is a novella by Henry James, first published in The Graphic in 1892 A young man of good family with a long distinguished military tradition indicates that he will not follow his ancestors' path into the army. Dire results ensue. Owen Wingrave is often...

  30. Omslagsbild: Lord Beaupre av

    Lord Beaupre

    Lord Beaupre is a novella by Henry James, first published in Scribner's Magazine in 1892, as the first of three tales for Macmillan’s magazine. What is a young man to do, when because of his pleasant disposition, and (of course) his considerable wealth, he finds...

  31. Omslagsbild: The jolly corner av

    The jolly corner

    The Jolly Corner is a short story by Henry James published first in the magazine The English Review of December, 1908. One of James' most noted ghost stories, The Jolly Corner describes the adventures of Spencer Brydon as he prowls the now-empty New York house where he...

  32. Omslagsbild: The Aspern Papers av

    The Aspern Papers

    The Aspern Papers is a novella written by Henry James, originally published in The Atlantic Monthly in 1888, with its first book publication later in the same year. One of James' best-known and most acclaimed longer tales, The Aspern Papers is based on the letters Percy...

  33. Omslagsbild: Sir Edmund Orme av

    Sir Edmund Orme

    Sir Edmund Orme is a short novel by Henry James, first published and included in the collection The Lesson of the Master, published in 1892. Henry James wrote a number of ghost stories, The Turn of the Screw being the most famous. Did he believe in ghosts himself, as...

  34. Omslagsbild: The chaperon av

    The chaperon

    The Chaperon is a short story by Henry James, first published in 1893. What on earth is a girl to do when London society has convicted her mother of a dreadful sin and has ostracized her? If blood is thicker than water, and the daughter remains loyal to her erring...

  35. Omslagsbild: The Pupil av

    The Pupil

    The Pupil is a short story by Henry James, first published in Longman's Magazine in 1891. It is the emotional story of a precocious young boy growing up in a mendacious and dishonourable family. He befriends his tutor, who is the only adult in his life that he can trust....

  36. Omslagsbild: The real thing av

    The real thing

    The Real Thing is a short story by Henry James, first published in 1892 and the following year as the title story in the collection, The Real Thing and Other Stories. This story, often read as a parable, plays with the reality-illusion dichotomy that fascinated James,...

  37. Omslagsbild: Washington Square av

    Washington Square

    Originally published in 1880 as a serial in Cornhill Magazine and Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Washington Square is a structurally simple tragicomedy that recounts the conflict between a dull but sweet daughter and her brilliant, domineering father. The plot of the...

  38. Omslagsbild: Roderick Hudson av

    Roderick Hudson

    Originally published in 1875 as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly, Roderick Hudson is a bildungsroman that traces the development of the title character, a sculptor. Roderick Hudson is James's first important novel. The theme of Americans in Europe, so important in much...

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