This House is Haunted

by John Boyne

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  • 9780552778428
  • 9781448111800

1867. On a dark and chilling night Eliza Caine arrives in Norfolk to take up her position as governess at Gaudlin Hall. As she makes her way across the station platform, a pair of invisible hands push her from behind into the path of an approaching train. She is only saved by the vigilance of a passing doctor.

It is the start of a journey into a world of abandoned children, unexplained occurrences and terrifying experiences which Eliza will have to overcome if she is to survive the secrets that lie within Gaudlin’s walls…


  • Transworld; April 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448111800
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  • Title: This House is Haunted
  • Author: John Boyne
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780552778428
  • 9781448111800

In The Press

"Wonderfully creepy…This magnificently eerie novel takes us on a skilful journey through fear"


About The Author

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of eleven novels for adults, six for younger readers and a collection of short stories. Perhaps best known for his 2006 multi-award-winning book The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, John’s other novels, notably The Absolutist and A History of Loneliness, have been widely praised and are international bestsellers. Most recently, The Heart's Invisible Furies was a Richard & Judy Bookclub word-of-mouth bestseller, and A Ladder to the Sky was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award in association with Listowel Writers’ Week.

His novels are published in over fifty languages.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780552778428
  • 9781448111800