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The Shadow Guests

Written by Joan Aiken

Part of the A Puffin Book Series

The Shadow Guests Synopsis

A lonely boy haunted by an ancient family curse, The Shadow Guests is a classic supernatural mystery from the master-storyteller, Joan Aiken. After the strange disappearance of his mother and older brother, Cosmo is sent from Australia to live with his cousin in England. Lost and lonely at his new school, Cosmo escapes at weekends to the peace of his cousin's ancient mill house, and the shadowy companions only he can see. When he learns about the family curse, he realises his ghostly visitors from the past have a message for him - but are these new companions friends or enemies? 'What a marvellous writer Joan Aiken is!' - Leon Garfield

The Shadow Guests Press Reviews

What a marvellous writer Joan Aiken is! * Leon Garfield * stylish writing and vigorous invention * Publishers Weekly *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241337363
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Joan Aiken
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages

About Joan Aiken

Joan Delano Aiken (1924-2004) was the daughter of the American poet, Conrad Aiken. Joan had a variety of jobs, including working for the BBC, the United Nations Information Centre and then as features editor for a short story magazine. Her first children's novel, The Kingdom of the Cave, was published in 1960. Joan Aiken wrote over a hundred books for young readers and adults and is recognized as one of the classic authors of the twentieth century. Her best-known books are those in the James III saga, of which The Wolves of Willoughby Chase was the first title, published in l962 ...

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