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Hesis There is her decision almost casually taken to leave her studies for a temporary job as a nanny in a large country house She seems to display astonishing naivety as she builds a. I enjoyed this Sallie an American student in London studying James Turn of the Screw finds herself in a similar position as the unamed governess of the novel She takes a job as nanny to 2 children in a large old country house and slowly we learn that things are not all uite right with her and that she has a mysterious past Very cleverly done the marriage of the 2 books and Sallie s obsession with Turn makes for scary reading

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A Jealous Ghost

Fantasy about her emotional future there Surely she can see it is all delusion But a progressively darker reality unfolds as we are led inexorably towards a terrible and shocking clima. Short and sharp typical in all the right ways but untypical in the essentials A good homage to Turn and for me so much readable Time well spent

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There is something rather disuieting about Sallie Declan a young American in London and it is not just her obsession with Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw the subject of her PhD t. I really like this book I just read The Turn of the Screw so came into it completely ready to compare and contrast the two but I ended up getting so swept up in the narrative This book is perfect in its own right and such a clever twist from James original still hauntingly familiar but with enough modern differences that I was thoroughly engaged I love the conscious plot points borrowed from The Turn of the Screw and Sallie s own fixation on it all is very engaging And then of course the denouement comes crashing down in the last long chapter and I was in awe of the story Wilson so cleverly constructed It s one I m going to be thinking about for some time I think


10 thoughts on “A Jealous Ghost

  1. says:

    Wilson must be a BIG fan of Henry James or at least of James' ghostly masterpiece The Turn of the Screw to have conjured up this rollicking good readWhen you really LOVE a bookin love with also is NO EXAGGERATIONyou really want it never to end do you?? Turning to the last page is akin to preparing for a death in the familythe loss of a frie

  2. says:

    This is the first time I've read anything by Wilson but as it is a sort of version of The Turn Of The Screw by Henry Jame

  3. says:

    I really like this book I just read The Turn of the Screw so came into it completely ready to compare and contrast the two but I ended up getting so swept up in the narrative This book is perfect in its own right and such a clever twist from James’ original still hauntingly familiar but with enough modern differences that I was thoroughly engaged I love the conscious plot points borrowed from The Turn of th

  4. says:

    2006 bookcrossing journalOh my goodness what compulsive reading It's also another one of those books inspired by a book I haven't read The Turn

  5. says:

    I enjoyed this Sallie an American student in London studying James' Turn of the Screw finds herself in a similar position as the uname

  6. says:

    I know this is meant to depict someone with irreparable mental issues but literally every other page contained an action or

  7. says:

    The good parts of this book were 3 and the bad parts were 2 so I have been generous and settled on averaging out to 3 Luckily it was of a novella than a full length novel so I could get through it uickly otherwise I reckon it would have been a full on disappointing 2

  8. says:

    ughhh

  9. says:

    Short and sharp typical in all the right ways but untypical in the essentials A good homage to 'Turn' and for me so much readable Time well spent

  10. says:

    A reworking of Turn of the Screw which is bleak with an element of tragi comedy Sallie an American phd student doing her thesis on James's Turn of the Screw is alone and studying in London She begins to be depressed and decides to take a nanny job looking after two children in a remote country house; housekeeper and allBecause this is based on Turn of the Screw you know it isn't going to end well Sallie is s