A compelling ghost story from the internationally bestselling author of WICKED
Winifred Rudge, a writer struggling to get beyond the runaway success of her mass-market astrology book, travels to London to start her new novel about the ghost of Jack the Ripper. Upon her arrival, she finds that her step-cousin and old friend John Comestor has disappeared, and a ghostly presence seems to have taken over his home. Is the spirit Winnie's great-great-grandfather, who, family legend claims, was Charles Dickens's childhood inspiration for Ebenezer Scrooge? Could it be the ghostly remains of Jack the Ripper? Or a phantasm derived from a more arcane and insidious origin? Winnie begins to investigate and finds herself the unwilling audience for a drama of specters and shades - some from her family's peculiar history and some from her own unvanquished past.
In the spirit of A. S. Byatt's Possession, with dark echoing overtones of A Christmas Carol, Lost presents a rich fictional world that will enrapture its readers.
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'A deftly written, compulsively readable modern-day ghost story' ( Publishers Weekly)About the Author:
Gregory Maguire is a bestselling author who has earned rave reviews and a dedicated following for Wicked. He received his doctorate in English Literature from Tufts University, and has taught at Simmons College and other Boston area colleges. Gregory has lived in Dublin and London, but now makes his home near Boston, Massachusetts, with his partner, their two sons and daughter.
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Book Description HarperAudio, United States, 2007. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 147 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New. A brilliant, perceptive, and deeply moving fable. --Boston Sunday Globe Publishers Weekly calls Gregory Maguire s Lost a deftly written, compulsively readable modern-day ghost story. Brilliantly weaving together the literary threads of J.M. Barrie s Peter Pan, Charles Dickens s A Christmas Carol, and the Jack the Ripper stories, the bestselling author of The Wicked Years canon creates a captivating fairy tale for the modern world. With Lost, Maguire--who re-imagined a darker, more dangerous Oz, and inspired the creation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway blockbuster Wicked--delivers a haunting tale of shadows and phantoms and things going bump in the night, confirming his reputation as one of contemporary fiction s most assured myth-makers (Kirkus Reviews). Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780061440274
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