Ghost Wall
Layered
Intense
Original

Ghost Wall

Sarah Moss2018
A masterclass in the art of the short, unnerving novel; a story of forbidden borders, haunted landscapes and bodies in danger. Teenage Silvie and her parents are living in a hut in Northumberland as an exercise in experimental archaeology. Her father is a difficult man, obsessed with imagining and enacting the harshness of Iron Age life. Haunting Silvie's narrative is the story of a bog girl, a young woman sacrificed by those closest to her, and the landscape both keeps and reveals the secrets of past violence and ritual as the summer builds to its harrowing climax.
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