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Florence & Giles, John Harding

Label
Florence & Giles
Title
Florence & Giles
Statement of responsibility
John Harding
Title variation
Florence and Giles
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In an old New England mansion, 12-year-old orphan Florence is neglected by her guardian uncle. By night, she sleepwalks the corridors like one of the old house's many ghosts & is troubled by a recurrent dream in which a mysterious woman threatens her younger brother. When a new teacher arrives, strange phenomena begin to occur
  • In a remote and crumbling New England mansion, 12-year-old orphan Florence is neglected by her guardian uncle and banned from reading. Left to her own devices she devours books in secret and talks to herself - and narrates this, her story - in a unique language of her own invention. By night, she sleepwalks the corridors like one of the old house's many ghosts and is troubled by a recurrent dream in which a mysterious woman appears to threaten her younger brother Giles
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
Fiction
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6108.A725
Literary form
novels
Florence & Giles, John Harding
Label
Florence & Giles, John Harding
Publication
Note
Genre Heading: Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In a remote and crumbling New England mansion, 12-year-old orphan Florence is neglected by her guardian uncle and banned from reading. Left to her own devices she devours books in secret and talks to herself - and narrates this, her story - in a unique language of her own invention. By night, she sleepwalks the corridors like one of the old house's many ghosts and is troubled by a recurrent dream in which a mysterious woman appears to threaten her younger brother Giles. Sometimes Florence doesn't sleepwalk at all, but simply pretends to so she can roam at will and search the house for clues to her own baffling past. After the sudden violent death of the children's first governess, a second teacher, Miss Taylor, arrives, and immediately strange phenomena begin to occur. Florence becomes convinced that the new governess is a vengeful and malevolent spirit who means to do Giles harm. Against this powerful supernatural enemy, and without any adult to whom she can turn for help, Florence must use all her intelligence and ingenuity to both protect her little brother and preserve her private world
Control code
13236991
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780007315031
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TUR4219.73473
  • (OCoLC)465363452
  • (Nz)13236991
  • (OCoLC)546129606

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