Miles and Flora a sequel to Henry James" The turn of the screw by Hilary Bailey

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Published by Touchstone in London .

Written in English

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Originally published: London : Simon & Schuster, 1997.

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StatementHilary Bailey.
ContributionsJames, Henry, 1843-1916.
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22356128M
ISBN 100684817314

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A surprisingly satisfying sequel to James' ghost story. Bailey follows up various threads of the story left dangling by James about the subsequent history of Miles, Flora, their uncle, Mrs. Grose, and the governess, while adding a few new characters, including one based on James himself (who lives in a version of James' Lamb House here called Lion House)/5(2).

Hilary Bailey is a British writer and editor, born in She is the author of a biography of Vera Brittain, she edited volumes of the 'New Worlds Quarterly' series and among her varied works are 19 books of fiction, including famously Mrs Rochester, the sequel to Jane Eyre and most recently, Fifty- First State ().

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Miles might be either a cunning and deceitful plaything of ghosts or merely an innocent, unusually well-mannered young boy. The governess repeatedly changes her mind on the matter, leaving Miles’s true character in question.

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Flora’s next turn at the window turns out to be, according to Miles, part of a scheme to show the governess that Miles can be “bad.” At this point, the governess has already assumed Flora to be conniving and deceptive, but this is the first instance in which Flora seems to.

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Traditionally Floras are books, but some are now published on CD-ROM or. About Miles and Flora. In this sequel to Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, as Flora prepares herself for a ball held by the parents of her fiancé, she's startled to see in the mirror a young man standing behind is alarmed to learn that no one else had seen the man, and after several more sightings, she realizes that it is the ghost of her dead brother, Miles.

Read "Miles and Flora" by Hilary Bailey available from Rakuten Kobo. In this sequel to Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, as Flora prepares herself for a ball held by the parents of her fi Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Flora meets the Governess first, and though we don't see as much conversation between the two of them, we know that the little girl instantly wins the affection and adoration of her teacher.

However, once Miles enters the scene, Flora kind of falls by the wayside. If we. Flora has been sitting on my current shelf even tho' I finished it months ago, because I simply haven't been able to formulate a review that could explain why it's so good.

Of course some things are familiar from Father Melancholy's Daughter, which is the best book about a clergyman & /5. A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

In Victorian England, the uncle (Sir Michael Redgrave) of orphaned niece Flora (Pamela Franklin) and nephew Miles (Martin Stephens) hires Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr) as governess to raise the children at his estate with total independence and authority. As Flora prepares herself for a ball held by the parents of her fiance, she's startled to see in the mirror a young man standing behind her.

She is alarmed to learn that no-one else had seen the man, and after several more sightings, she realizes that it is the ghost of her dead brother, Miles. Miles' first question is to ask if she sees Miss Jessel.

This question seems to attest to his innocence. In other words, he must have learned from Flora (even though it is thought by Mrs.

Grose that the brother and sister had not seen each other) that the governess thinks she had seen Miss Jessel. In Henry James’ Turn of the Screw, Flora and Miles are some of the most important characters.

The Governess, the caretaker of the children, has an unhealthy obsession with the children. She is intoxicated by their beauty and perfection. By the end of this book. Similar to this movie, that series is reportedly going to be taking elements of the book and adapting them into its own story.

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In this sequel to Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, as Flora prepares herself for a ball held by the parents of her fiancé, she's startled to see in the mirror a young man standing behind is alarmed to learn that no one else had seen the man, and after several more sightings, she realizes that it is the ghost of her dead brother, Miles.

The Turn of the Screw Summary and Analysis of Chapters Buy Study Guide. The relationship between Miles and Flora is only acceptable so long as the governess can see them as a "little boy" and "little girl." Psychoanalytic critics argue that the governess's extreme watchfulness over her charges forces her to recognize that, as children.

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Unlike much children’s lit, this book contains no cute-and. She is convinced that Flora is talking with a strange presence and goes to investigate. During her investigation, she notices young Miles walking out on the lawn. From this observation, she will draw many conclusions, but the reader should be aware that she did not see either Miles or Flora in direct communication with the apparitions.

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Strictly speaking, this is really more of a band album than a Flora Purim album, as Airto and the guys are featured for extended instrumental romps. However, when Purim is in the spotlight, her vocal magic lifts the proceedings to a high level. The trademark " Miles High" is wilder and more electric than in its Return to Forever studio : $ The cause of Miles's expulsion is one of the central mysteries in the plot; we find out at the end that he was kicked out merely for saying things, but it's up to us to imagine what he possibly could have said to other students that would merit such a punishment.

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Miles and Flora are victims of imperialism, their parents having died in India, without a family member to care for them. All parties are orphans, their fate dictated by their situation in life.

In death, Quint and Jessel make a play for power. The governess, then, in destroying what she hoped to live for, is left alone.

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