A Skinful of Shadows

A Skinful of Shadows

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In the 1640s during the English Civil War, the twelve-year-old illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic family shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts.
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2017
ISBN: 9781419725722
1419725726
Branch Call Number: FICTION Har
Description: 415 pages ; 22 cm

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Geniously crafted... as all of Hardinge's books are.

CRRL_MaryB Aug 27, 2018

I can see why this was nominated for a Hugo. With a brilliant plot, wonderful characters, and a world of heart, this is a tale worth reading again and worth recommending to others.

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ArapahoeJessica Sep 28, 2018

"If someone throws aside their pride and begs with all their heart, and if they do so in vain, then they are never quite the same person afterwards. Something in them dies, and something else comes to life."

ArapahoeJessica Sep 28, 2018

"It is a blow to my vanity to consider the possibility that I am nothing but a bundle of thoughts, feelings, and memories, given life by somebody else's mind. But then again, so is a book."

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