This House is Haunted

by John Boyne

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This House is Haunted Synopsis

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.

This House is Haunted Press Reviews

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

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ISBN: 9780552778428
Publication date: 10/04/2014
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552778428
Publication date: 10th April 2014
Author: John Boyne
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Horror,
Categories: Horror & ghost stories,

About John Boyne

John Boyne was our Guest Editor in May 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing.   John Boyne was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1971, and studied English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, and creative writing at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, where he was awarded the Curtis Brown prize. His early writing consisted mostly of short stories and he published a number of them. His first story, The Entertainments Jar, was shortlisted for the Hennessy Literary Award in Ireland. In total, he has published about 70 short stories. He has published seven novels: THE THIEF ...

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