The Ghost Show

by Irvine Hunt

978095766092The Ghost Show is the sequel to Irvine Hunt’s much loved novel The Drover’s Boy.

We follow the fortunes of young Henry Hodgekin who is down on his luck. Some quick thinking and a touch of bravery brings the chance of work on a spooky ghost show, part of a travelling fairground touring old Cumberland.  But things don’t go smoothly. Snivel, his pal, threatens to land them in trouble and Henry must work hard to prove his worth as well as win the heart of Jenny, a girl he has always admired.

The Ghost Show is based on the real life Biddall family who toured the north of England and Scottish borders with Phantospectra. Biddall’s Ghost-O-Dramas at the turn of the 20th Century.

£6.99 including postage

    • Paperback: 178 pages
    • Publisher: Handstand Press (2014)
    • ISBN-13: 978-09576609-2-2
    • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 0.9 x 19.8 cm
    • Category: Children from 8yrs and adults
irvine01-webIrvine Hunt. Irvine is the author of seven books including The Road to Paradise and Norman Nicholson’s Lakeland, a prose anthology. A colourful literary life began as a reporter on the Accrington Observer followed by five years as a sub-editor for the Daily Telegraph and finally the Cumberland News. In between times he lived in Norway and walked through Spain and Portugal for seven months. Irvine is an expert on the early years of cinema and the ways of old Cumberland.

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