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The Resource Abigale Hall : a novel, Lauren A. Forry

Abigale Hall : a novel, Lauren A. Forry

Label
Abigale Hall : a novel
Title
Abigale Hall
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lauren A. Forry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Amid the terror of the Second World War, seventeen-year-old Eliza and her troubled little sister Rebecca have had their share of tragedy, having lost their mother to the Blitz and their father to suicide. Forced to leave London to work for the mysterious Mr. Brownwell at Abigale Hall, they soon learn that the worst is yet to come. The vicious housekeeper, Mrs. Pollard, seems hell-bent on keeping the ghostly secrets of the house away from the sisters and forbids them from entering the surrounding town-and from the rumors that circulate about Abigale Hall. When Eliza uncovers some blood-splattered books, ominous photographs, and portraits of a mysterious woman, she begins to unravel the mysteries of the house, but with Rebecca falling under Mrs. Pollard's spell, she must act quickly to save her sister, and herself, from certain doom. Perfect for readers who hunger for the strange, Abigale Hall is an atmospheric debut novel where the threat of death looms just beyond the edge of every page. Lauren A. Forry has created a historical ghost story where the setting is as alive as the characters who inhabit it and a resonant family drama of trust, loyalty, and salvation"--
  • "A creepy psychological thriller in a Victorian gothic tradition that recalls Shirley Jackson and Angela Carter"--
Summary
In postwar Britain, orphans Eliza and Rebecca are sent to a remote, rundown Welsh manor to work as servants. There, the housekeeper keeps them under her thumb in order to prevent them from learning the house's evil secrets. But 17-year-old Eliza finds disturbing evidence of old crimes and must act quickly to protect herself and her 12-year-old sister. Escalating tension and a dramatic climax make this gothic debut a true page-turner. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562547
Cataloging source
PUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forry, Lauren A
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manors
  • Sisters
  • FICTION
  • Manors
  • Sisters
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Abigale Hall : a novel, Lauren A. Forry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn956348799
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Skyhorse Publishing edition.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9781510717268
Lccn
2016048459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956348799
Label
Abigale Hall : a novel, Lauren A. Forry
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn956348799
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Skyhorse Publishing edition.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9781510717268
Lccn
2016048459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956348799

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