The Time of the Ghost
There's been an accident!Something's wrong!She doesn't know who she is, and doesn't know why she's invisibly floating through the buildings and grounds of a half-remembered boarding school. Then, to her horror, she encounters the ancient evil that four peculiar sisters have unwittingly woken --... show more
There's been an accident!Something's wrong!She doesn't know who she is, and doesn't know why she's invisibly floating through the buildings and grounds of a half-remembered boarding school. Then, to her horror, she encounters the ancient evil that four peculiar sisters have unwittingly woken -- and learns she is their only hope against a deadly danger.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 1st 2002
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Time Travel
Something has happened. An accident. Something. But the problem is, she can't remember what and doesn't even know who she is. Another problem is that she's a ghost.She floats through buildings and even a school house that she sort of remembers. And sees people that she somehow knows. Slowly things c...
Diana Wynne Jones is one of the best, respected, but vastly unknown fantasy authors out there. Despite this trying to find her in a bookshop is like wringing water from a stone. She is overshadowed by all the other fad-of-the-month books, which is such a shame as she’s a good, quality author.I don’t...
I remembered not liking this one very much, and…yeah. It’s eerie and unsettling and somehow bothers me in a way that no other Diana Wynne Jones story ever has. I’m struggling to put exactly what’s so bothersome into words, but it’s certainly there. [Sept. 2011]
YA, but a great read all the same. A forgotten goddess and four almost-forgotten sisters collide, and terrible trouble can only be averted by a little judicious time travel. I love the characters of the sisters, all of whom have such distinct and interesting personalities that I never confused them ...