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1409121186
Paperback:Dark matter /:2011:New pbk. ed. Paperback Dark matter /
Dark matter /
Author: Paver, Michelle.
Publication year: 2011
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New pbk. ed.
Genre: Ghost stories. lcsh Horror & ghost stories
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Orion,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1409121186 9781409121183 (pbk): 1409121186 : 9781409121183 :
Notes:
Originally published: 2010.
January 1937. 28-year-old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he's offered the chance to join an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. After they reach the remote, uninhabited bay where they will camp for the next year, Gruhuken, Jack feels a creeping unease. One by one, his companions are forced to leave.
'Evocative, chilling and superbly unsettling, it is very good indeed.' -- Sarah Broadhurst BOOKSELLER.
Originally published: 2010.
January 1937. 28-year-old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he's offered the chance to join an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. After they reach the remote, uninhabited bay where they will camp for the next year, Gruhuken, Jack feels a creeping unease. One by one, his companions are forced to leave.
Audience: Teen readers
Extent: 256, 24 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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Ladies Golf Reading Group, March 2013 The story centres on Jack an impoverished young man, crippled by class distinction. He and three others (upper class) set out on a scientific expedition to the arctic. Due to unforseen events Jack is left alone in a hut in the winter for several weeks. He just has huskies for company. The constant darkness and real or imagined strange happenings have a had effect on his mental well being. A ghost story or mental health issues its for you to decide. A well written story easy to read.
22/03/13
wiltshire libraries

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