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The White Devil

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 25 Oct 2012
THE SECRET HISTORY meets THE TURN OF THE SCREW in this chilling ghost story set at Harrow.
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ISBN-13: 9781780220260
ISBN-10: 178022026X
Pagini: 384
Dimensiuni: 198 x 135 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.27 kg
Editura: Orion Publishing Group

Notă biografică

Justin Evans grew up in Lexington, Virginia, and attended Colombia University with a graduate MBA in Finance from NYU. After university he worked at the NEW YORK TIMES as well as being a film scout for Paramount Pictures. When not writing, he's a strategy executive at social media company The Pluck Corporation and lives in New York City with his wife and son. http://justinevans.com/

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"[An] ingenious and creepy supernatural thriller, will give you chills even in the summer heat. Evans has fused a literary mystery, sinister ghost story and Gothic romance with the story of a boy's intellectual and sexual awakening."--"The Tuscon Citizen"

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Sex, Death, and Boarding School
When seventeen-year-old Andrew Taylor is transplanted from his American high school to a British boarding school—the English, hypertraditional, all-boys Harrow School—he finds his past mistakes following him, with an added element of horror: visions of a pale, white-haired boy from Harrow's past. Either Andrew is losing his mind, or the house legend about his dormitory being haunted is true.
When one of his schoolmates dies mysteriously of a severe pulmonary illness, Andrew is blamed and spurned by nearly all his peers. In his loneliness and isolation, Andrew becomes obsessed with Lord Byron's story and the poet's status not only as a literary genius and infamous seducer but also as a student at the very different Harrow of two centuries ago—a place rife with violence, squalor, incurable diseases, and tormented love affairs.
When frightening and tragic events from that long-ago past start to recur in Harrow's present, and Andrew's haunting begins to seem all too real, he is forced to solve a two-hundred-year-old mystery that threatens the lives of his friends and his teachers—and, most terrifyingly, his own.