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The Ghost's Child

(2007)
A novel by

 
This enchanting fable of a young woman and a wild boy is a haunting
meditation on the nature of love and loss.


Maddy, an old lady now, arrives home one day to find a peculiar boy waiting for her. Over tea, she tells him the story of her life long ago, when she wished for her days to be as romantic and mysterious as a fairy tale. It was then that she fell painfully in love with a free spirit named Feather, who put aside his wild ways to live with her in a little cottage, conceived with her a child never to be born, and disappeared - leaving an inconsolable Maddy to follow after him on a fantastical journey across the sea. In a beautifully crafted tale, currently shortlisted for a 2008 Commonwealth Writers Prize, Sonya Hartnett masterfully explores the mysteries of the heart, the sustaining power of memory, and the ultimate consolation that comes to souls who live fully and fearlessly.

 
Used availability for Sonya Hartnett's The Ghost's Child


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Hardback Editions

October 2008 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 0-7636-3964-8 / 978-0-7636-3964-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 0-670-02945-9 / 978-0-670-02945-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Australia
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2008 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 1-4063-1319-X / 978-1-4063-1319-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

December 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 1-4890-8407-X / 978-1-4890-8407-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2012 : Audio CD
thumbTitle: [(The Ghost's Child )] [Author: Sonya Hartnett] [Jun-2012]
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

June 2012 : Audio CD
thumbTitle: [(The Ghost's Child )] [Author: Sonya Hartnett] [Jun-2012]
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2012 : Australia Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 1-74311-472-9 / 978-1-74311-472-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

June 2012 : Australia Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 1-74319-492-7 / 978-1-74319-492-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

June 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 1-74311-544-X / 978-1-74311-544-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 1-74319-564-8 / 978-1-74319-564-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2008 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2008 : Australia Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
ISBN: 1-921334-68-1 / 978-1-921334-68-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Candlewick
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

August 2012 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Ghost's Child
Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Walker
Availability: Amazon UK   


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