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Ghosts (1993) [Novel]
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A group of strangers, passengers on a day-boat that runs aground, are washed up on an island. Shaken and sodden, they nonetheless make quick work of the situation at hand. But what is the situation? They've invaded the closely protected enclave of an eminent art historian, but their presence seems to rouse in the historian's assistant a long-ripening hunger for company. Certainly the grounding of the boat was an accident, but one of the passengers seem to know the professor and to have an air of purpose about him. Why as their day on the island progresses, do they seem to inhabit a series of weighty tableaux? And who is the man who moves among them as both spectator and player, the nameless, seemingly haunted narrator whose sensibility is the sometimes clarifing, sometimes distorting lens through which we view the action?

Original title: Ghosts
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Ghosts

Ghosts (1993)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

Ghosts (November 1994)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 0679755128
Dimensions: 5.22 x 8 x .59
Pages: 256

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