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This house is haunted, John Boyne

Label
This house is haunted
Title
This house is haunted
Statement of responsibility
John Boyne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eliza Caine arrives in Norfolk to take up her position as governess at Gaudlin Hall on a dark and chilling night. As she makes her way across the station platform, a pair of invisible hands push her into the path of an approaching train. She is only saved by the vigilance of a passing doctor. When she finally arrives, shaken, at the hall, she is greeted by the two children in her care, Isabella and Eustace. There are no parents, no adults at all, and no sign of her mysterious employer. The children offer no explanation. Later that night in her room, a second terrifying experience reinforces the sense that something is very wrong. From the moment she rises the following morning, her every step seems dogged by a malign presence which lives within Gaudlin's walls. Eliza realizes that if she and the children are to survive its violent attentions, she must uncover the hall's long-buried secrets and confront the demons of its past..
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
This house is haunted, John Boyne
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This house is haunted, John Boyne
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1866, London. When her father suddenly dies, Eliza Caine is left alone in the world. Forced to take a governess position at Gaudlin Hall in Norfolk, her charges Isabella and Eustace, appear to live there alone. From the night she arrives a series of disturbing incidents take place, each one of which threatens her life, and slowly Eliza begins to believe that this house is haunted by a malign presence. The action takes us from a London classroom to a Norfolk grand estate, and from a small Spanish town to a graveyard in Great Yarmouth
Control code
14799490
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9780857520920
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_98364
  • (OCoLC)825557843
  • (eLGAR).b27430030
  • (Nz)14799490

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