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Poor Tom's Ghost Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubWhen the Nicholas family first sees the derelict old house near London that has been left to them in Aunt Deb s will, they are sadly disappointed Thirteen year old Roger s disappointment is greatest, since, having moved place to place Poor Tom's Kindle - all his life with his gifted actor father, he longs for some measure of stability Then Roger and his father discover under peeling wallpaper and rotted paneling traces of a much older, graceful house, and their misgivings disappear until, that night, the house is filled with a sound of wild grieving that Roger traces to an empty room Only Roger and later his small stepsister Pippa sees the ghosts, among them that of Tom Garland, a well known actor in Shakespeare s time But Roger s father, playing Hamlet in the famous National Theatre, is caught up, unknowingly, in Tom s old tragedy It is a frightened Roger who has to risk his life to find a way to mend the past before the present becomes its tragic echo POOR TOM S GHOST, dramatic, wholly convincing, a fascinating intermingling of the centuries, portrays a family whose uncertain bonds are tested and strengthened by a threat from the past.


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  1. Hannah Hannah says:

    Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubRating Clarification 4.5 StarsA very sophisticated YA book it readlike an adult book then one geared towards middle schoolers Published in the 1970 s, by the author of one of my favorite books as a child Parsley Sage, Rosemary, and Time Jane Curry is an expert in imaginative time travel storytelling, and she knows how to make the past in this case, the early 17th century sound authentic.It s a shame Curry didn t turn her hand to adult writing no doubt she would have written some i Rating Clarification 4.5 StarsA


  2. Josephine Josephine says:

    Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubInteresting take on time travel and historical research Roger s father, actor Tony, inherits a house from his aunt The family, Roger, Tony, stepmother Jo and stepsister Pippa, discover that it s not only an Elizabethan home, but haunted.Reminded me at times of Susan Cooper s King of Shadows and at others of L.M Boston s work, specifically her second memoir, Memory in a House


  3. Dixie Dixie says:

    Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubI love Jane Louise Curry s books The Sleepers is one of my very favorite middle grade fantasy novels I still treasure and periodically read a hardback copy that I ve owned for over 40 years But I was disappointed in Poor Tom s Ghost It seemed padded and drawn out I much preferred Susan Cooper s King of Shadows similar theme, but a much tighter andgripping story.


  4. Marsha Valance Marsha Valance says:

    Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubTom must cope with the spirits of a pair of Shakespearean actors brothers , one of whom possesses his father while one haunts


  5. Lisa Houlihan Lisa Houlihan says:

    Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubI had this marked as read but I think I confused the title with Tom s Midnight Garden also British, also ghostly time travel because it was in no way familiar The o


  6. CLM CLM says:

    Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubRoger hopes the house inherited by his actor father will become his family s permanent base but not only is the house in poor repair, it has ghosts, including an actor from Shakespeare s time Thirteen year old Roger must solve their problems before this house can become a home.


  7. Mandy Mandy says:

    Poor Tom's Ghost PDF/EPUB Ó Poor Tom's Kindle - poor pdf, tom's epub, ghost book, Poor Tom's epub, Poor Tom's GhostPoor Tom's Ghost EpubA great, haunting story with the importance of the love of family.


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