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...
DWJ Book Toast, #16Diana Wynne Jones is one of my favorite fantasy authors, growing up and now, and I was saddened by the news of her death. I can't say I'm overcome with emotion - as personal as some of her work is to me, its not like I knew her after all - but I wish I could put into words how I f...
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 ...