It’s spooky season… and what better way to celebrate than with a classic ghost story? Elizabeth plays the Governess in Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw, a dramatic reading by The Online Stage, now available at Audible. Featuring Danielle Cohen, Amanda Friday, Miranda Hodges, Rob Goll, Josh Innerst, and Jeff Moon.

Henry James’ 1898 novella is one of the world’s greatest ghost stories. Told by an unnamed governess who accepts a position looking after two children at a remote English country manor, the story is famously ambiguous. The governess gradually comes to believe that the house – and the two seemingly angelic children, Miles and Flora – are haunted by the ghosts of her predecessor and her brutish lover. But are the ghosts actually real? Or is the governess slowly going mad?

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Elizabeth is excited to announce (at long last) the release of her latest solo recording for LibriVoxThe Portrait of a Lady by Henry James. Go here to listen now. James’ 1881 novel chronicles the search for personal freedom waged by Isabel Archer, a spirited young American woman abroad in Europe. Isabel resists marriage, but finds herself drawn to Gilbert Osmond, a fellow American expatriate living in Rome. This is an exquisitely detailed novel, one of James’ best. Elizabeth has previously recorded two other Henry James novels as solos for LibriVox: What Maisie Knew and The Turn of the Screw.

Happy listening!