Author(s): John Harwood
A young girl grows up in a household marked by death, her father distant, her mother in perpetual mourning for the child she lost. Desperate to coax her mother back to health, Constance Langton takes her to a seance. Perhaps they will find comfort from beyond the grave. But that seance has tragic consequences.
The breakthrough novel from one of Australia's finest writers - a gripping story of ghosts, betrayal and murder in Victorian England
Winner of Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fiction: Best Horror Novel 2008.
John Harwood grew up in Hobart and studied literature and philosophy at the universities of Tasmania and Cambridge. He has published biography, political journalism, satire and poetry. He is the author of The Ghost Writer.