This House is Haunted

This House is Haunted

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1867. On a dark and chilling night Eliza Caine arrives in Norfolk to take up her position as governess at Gaudlin Hall. As she makes her way across the station platform, a pair of invisible hands push her from behind into the path of an approaching train. She is only saved by the vigilance of a passing doctor.

It is the start of a journey into a world of abandoned children, unexplained occurrences and terrifying experiences which Eliza will have to overcome if she is to survive the secrets that lie within Gaudlin's walls...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 22mm | 241g
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780552778428
  • 81,112

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A superior ghost story… Truly spine-tingling
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Wonderfully creepy...This magnificently eerie novel takes us on a skilful journey through fear * Observer * A superior ghost story... Truly spine-tingling * Mail On Sunday * A lesson in classic storytelling... Boyne takes us on a highly original, entertaining journey that, like all great ghost stories, saves its most unexpected twist for the very end * Sunday Independent * Great fun...A constant barrage of surprises and the pace is terrific * The Times *
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About John Boyne

John Boyne is the author of thirteen novels for adults, six for younger readers and a collection of short stories. His 2006 novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas has sold more than 11 million copies worldwide and has been adapted for cinema, theatre, ballet and opera. His many international bestsellers include The Heart's Invisible Furies and A Ladder to the Sky. He has won three Irish Book Awards, along with a host of other international literary prizes. His novels are published in over fifty languages.
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11,574 ratings
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4 38% (4,403)
3 34% (3,963)
2 9% (1,015)
1 2% (234)
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