Behind the Attic Wall (Library)
Publish date: September 1st 1983
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Therapeutic haunted dolls! Who needs logic? Sure, it's sad that Maggie's life is so lonely and dreary that her most rewarding relationships are with an uncle who never actually talks to her, just at her, and two china dolls and their china dog who talk to her, but mostly to order her to make them fa...
This was not at all what I expected. 'Behind the Attic Wall' is about a troubled girl named Maggie who has, since her parents died when she was very young, been shuffled from boarding school to boarding school. She doesn't last long anywhere, because Maggie is angry and at this point in her life del...
It does indeed look like a horror book, but I absolutely adored this when I was a child, and I really should read it again. Uncle Morris was a fantastic character. Here's a snippet:
Amazing, touching and slightly creepy book that I read as a child that I've never forgotten. About a young girl that creates a fantasy world in order to experience love and acceptance.