A chilling Dickensian ghost story by one of Ireland's finest writers.
John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of nine novels for adults and four for younger readers, including the international bestsellers The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which has sold more than six million copies worldwide, The Absolutist and, most recently, Stay Where You Are and Then Leave. His novels are published in over forty-five languages. He is married and lives in Dublin. www.johnboyne.com @john_boyne
"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 * "Great fun...A constant barrage of surprises and the pace is terrific" * The Times *