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The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse

The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse

Author:  Kate Mosse

ISBN:  9781409112273

Weight:  990g

Lined, publication dated and signed first edition, first printing



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The Winter Ghosts – Kate Mosse

From the bestselling author of Labyrinth and Sepulchre - a compelling story of ghosts and remembrance.

The Great War took much more than lives.  It robbed a generation of friends, lovers and futures.  In Freddie Watson’s case, it took his beloved brother and, at times, his peace of mind.

In the winter of 1928, still seeking resolution, Freddie is travelling through the French Pyrenees.  During a snowstorm, his car spins off the mountain road.  He stumbles through woods, emerging in a tiny village.  There he meets Fabrissa, a beautiful woman also mourning a lost generation.  Over the course of one night, Fabrissa and Freddie share their stories.  By the time dawn breaks, he will have stumbled across a tragic mystery that goes back through the centuries.

By turns thrilling, poignant and haunting, this is a story of two lives touched by war and transformed by courage.

The Winter Ghosts is a gorgeous illustrated novel inspired by The Cave, Kate Mosse’s short story written for the Quick Reads Initiative for adult emergent readers.

Bibliographic Data
Title : The Winter Ghosts
Author : Kate Mosse
Illustrator : Brian Gallagher
Book Features
Edition / printing : First edition / First printing
Edition features : This book is a Waterstone's exclusive edition that contains an extra short story – La Tombe de Pyrène (pages 257 - 269)
Book features : Dark blue boards illustrated with a silver design, endpapers printed with a detailed map of the area referred to in the story
Jacket features : Not published with a dust jacket
Overall condition : Fine - some very light bumping to spine ends (typical of illustrated boards with no dust jacket)
Signed : Yes, on the title page
Lined : Yes, 'He walked like a man recently returned to the world' (the first line of the book)
Dated : Yes, 1st October 2009. (publication day)
Book Stats
Publisher : Orion Publishing Group
Imprint : Orion Books
Publication date : 01 October 2009
Printed by : Clays Ltd, Bungay
ISBN 13 : 9781409112273
ISBN 10 : 1409112276
Format : Hardcover, no dust jacket
Pages : 269
H x W x D : 223 x 141 x 31mm

Collectors Notes

  • For more information, you might like to visit Kate Mosse’s website.  This is a rich source of info on her life, books and future projects.

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