The Time Of The Ghost by Diana Wynne JonesThe Time Of The Ghost by Diana Wynne Jones

The Time Of The Ghost

byDiana Wynne Jones

Paperback | May 8, 2001

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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?
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...
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Title:The Time Of The GhostFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pagesPublished:May 8, 2001Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007112173

ISBN - 13:9780007112173

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The time of the ghost Read this as a kid took me a while to find it again but enjoyed it as much if not more than the first time!
Date published: 2015-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Which Ghost? I thought that this book was one of the best books I have read. I bought it because the cover (an orange one with a voo-doo doll on it) intrigued me. I read it in 2 weeks because I spent every last minute reading it. I reccommend this book to anyone looking for a good read!
Date published: 2003-08-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The time of the Ghost. I chose this book a couple months ago for my book report. It's about this family. It consists of a mother and a father who own a boys boarding school. They have 4 daughters, whom they ignore way too much. But it's not about them. it's about a ghost, who believes that she is one of the girls. This ghost has no memory what-so-ever of her past, and has a feeling that there is an evil spirit who is planning to kill one of the girls. The ghost must warn the girls before it is too late, but, how can she warn them if they can't see her, hear her, or even touch her?
Date published: 2003-03-07

Editorial 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