The Turn of the Screw was an immediate success upon publication, and has been performed and re-interpreted in numerous theatre, film and musical productions.Following its successful run of unabridged Dickens titles, Naxos turns its attention to Henry James,with The Aspern Papers to be released in June and several other titles planned.One of the most popular and accessible Henry James novels, along with The Aspern Papers. These shorter novels are the perfect introduction to James's wider output.
Born on April 15, 1843, in New York City, Henry James became one of his generation's most well-known writers and remains so to this day for such works as The Portrait of a Lady and The Turn of the Screw. Having lived in England for 40 years, James became a British subject in 1915, the year before his death. He died on February 28, 1916, in London, England.