Newes from the Dead
Publish date: April 3rd 2008
Publisher: Bodley Head Childrens' Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
WRONGED. HANGED. ALIVE? (AND TRUE!)Anne can't move a muscle, can't open her eyes, can't scream. She lies immobile in the darkness, unsure if she'd dead, terrified she's buried alive, haunted by her final memory―of being hanged. A maidservant falsely accused of infanticide in 1650 England and sent to...
It is 1650s in England. A girl lies in a coffin, dead, after being hanged. Welcome to the story of Anne, a story that just happened to be based on real events. I am not going to tell you why Anne was hanged, you need to read the book to find out by yourself :-)After Anne was hanged, her body was to ...
Wow. This was a powerful book. I think the fact that it’s based on a true story makes they story more chilling. I did take a while to warm up to the story. In fact I almost quit reading. The story starts out right after Anne was hanged. She’s left in nothingness thinking over her life and trying to ...
Well, nice! I picked this book up about a year ago because it was on a great deal and the story looked intriguing, but I didn't have high expectations. It turned out that I actually quite enjoyed it! The dual narrative was really well done, and I was interested in both stories: the corpse telling he...
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