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The Time of the Ghost

Written by Diana Wynne Jones

The Time of the Ghost Synopsis

Can a ghost from the future save a life in the past? A chilling tale of dark forces and revenge... The ghost turns up one summer day, alone in a world she once knew, among people who were once her family. She knows she is one of four sisters, but which one? She can be sure of only one thing - that there's been an accident. As she struggles to find her identity, she becomes aware of a malevolent force stirring around her. Something terrible is about to happen. One of the sisters will die - unless the ghost can use the future to reshape the past. But how can she warn them, when they don't even know she exists?

The Time of the Ghost Press Reviews

'The complex plot, which twists and turns to the surprising climax, is absorbing, but equally interesting and frequently amusing are the family dynamics and the character sketches of the four fascinatingly eccentric sisters.' Horn Book 'Gripping... Profoundly satisfying.' Publishers Weekly

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007112173
Publication date: 8th May 2001
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones (1934-2011) spent her childhood in Essex and began writing fantasy novels for children in the 1970s. With her unique combination of magic, humour and imagination, she enthralled generations of children and adults with her work. She won the Guardian Award in 1977 with Charmed Life, was runner-up for the Children's Book Award in 1981 and was twice runner-up for the Carnegie Medal.

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