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Is The Haunting of Bly Manor based on a true story? What really inspired Netflix horror


Thankfully for everyone involved, scary Netflix series the Haunting of Bly Manor isn't based on a true story.The series is instead an adaptation of the classic 1898 novel The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James.Even now, over a century after it was published, The Turn of the Screw still confuses and sparks debate among its readers.Author Henry James never wanted to write a traditional ghost story, instead focusing on "the strange and sinister embroidered on the very type of the normal and easy".The story follows a governess who goes to work with two children on a remote country estate in Essex.

After a series of strange events, she begins to believe the grounds are haunted.If you've read the book, don't worry the series is different enough to.

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