The Jolly Corner

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The Jolly Corner  (1908) 
by Henry James
The Jolly Corner is a short story by Henry James first published in The English Review in December, 1908. One of James' very best ghost stories, The Jolly Corner describes the adventures of Spencer Brydon as he prowls the now-empty New York house where he grew up. He encounters a "sensation more complex than had ever before found itself consistent with sanity." — Excerpted from The Jolly Corner on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1916, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.