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The screaming staircase

Author: Jonathan Stroud
Publisher: London : Corgi Books, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Corgi editionView all editions and formats
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When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. Step in ... For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. A number of Psychic Investigations Agencies have sprung up to destroy the dangerous apparitions. Lucy Carlyle, a talented young agent, arrives in London hoping for a notable career. Instead she finds herself joining the smallest most ramshackle agency in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Stroud
ISBN: 9780552566780 0552566780
OCLC Number: 892701443
Awards: Winner of Hampshire Book Award 2014 (UK)
Winner of We Read 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for North East Book Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Hampshire Book Award 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for Guardian Children's Book Prize 2014 (UK)
Long-listed for Inky Awards (Australia) 2015 (UK)
Target Audience: Ages 13+
Description: 452 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Jonathan Stroud.

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This story will keep you reading late into the night, but you'll want to leave the lights on. Stroud is a genius at inventing an utterly believable world which is very much like ours, but so creepily Read more...

 
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