A Spectre in the Stones

A Spectre in the Stones Lloyd Lewis is moving to yet another children s home but this one is different It seems to be cast in an unremitting sunless winter The staff and children are surly and aggressive and he soon disco

  • Title: A Spectre in the Stones
  • Author: John Kitchen
  • ISBN: 9780857280046
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lloyd Lewis is moving to yet another children s home, but this one is different It seems to be cast in an unremitting, sunless winter The staff and children are surly and aggressive, and he soon discovers why Sarson Hall is gripped in a curse There are poltergeists creating constant disruptions and, in the cellar, a terrifying ghost Lloyd s survival has always dependeLloyd Lewis is moving to yet another children s home, but this one is different It seems to be cast in an unremitting, sunless winter The staff and children are surly and aggressive, and he soon discovers why Sarson Hall is gripped in a curse There are poltergeists creating constant disruptions and, in the cellar, a terrifying ghost Lloyd s survival has always depended on his fighting spirit, and he sets about confronting the mayhem surrounding him In his quest to remove the curse, he finds he possesses a rare power, which leads him to link what is happening to a nearby ravaged stone circle But can he do anything to remove the curse from Sarson Hall, and can he bring peace once to the old building and its occupants

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    1. The term, children's home, inspires a certain amount of anxiety. Add to that the words 'cursed' and 'haunted' and the prospect becomes downright depressing and thoroughly scary. These are the circumstances in which Afro-Caribbean boy, Lloyd Lewis, finds himself when he is moved to Sarson Hall. The tone of this book, especially in the beginning, is dark and mysterious. Lloyd Lewis, the main character, is a jaded, sarcastic thirteen-year-old who seems to be always on the defensive. Sarson Hall, wi [...]

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