This House is Haunted
John Boyne

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Narrated By: Harrie Hayes

Duration: 9 hours and 28 minutes

What to expect

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1867. On a dark and chilling night Eliza Caine arrives in Norfolk to take up her position as governess at Gaudlin Hall. As she makes her way across the station platform, a pair of invisible hands push her from behind into the path of an approaching train. She is only saved by the vigilance of a passing doctor.

It is the start of a journey into a world of abandoned children, unexplained occurrences and terrifying experiences which Eliza will have to overcome if she is to survive the secrets that lie within Gaudlin’s walls…

© John Boyne 2013 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

Genre

Modern and contemporary fiction, Historical fiction, Ghosts and poltergeists

Listen to a sample

Wonderfully creepy…This magnificently eerie novel takes us on a skilful journey through fear

Observer

Great fun…A constant barrage of surprises and the pace is terrific

The Times

A lesson in classic storytelling… Boyne takes us on a highly original, entertaining journey that, like all great ghost stories, saves its most unexpected twist for the very end

Sunday Independent

A superior ghost story… Truly spine-tingling