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Book Information: Tamsin

Tamsin (1999) [Novel]
by Peter S. Beagle Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary :

Arriving in the English coutryside to live with her mother and new stepfather, Jenny has no interest in her new surroundings- until she encounters things on this ancient estate with ties to another world...one darker and older than anything she's ever experienced. And meets a friend in greater pain than any she has ever known....

Tamsin died more than 300 years ago. As a ghost she has haunted the lonely estate without rest, trapped by a hidden trauma she can't remember, and a powerful evil even the spirits of the night cannot name.

And before Jenny can help Tamsin find peace, she will have to delve deeper into the dark world of the night than any human has in hundreds of years, and face danger that will change her life forever....

Original title: Tamsin
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy
FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasy
FictionChildren & Young AdultHorrorGhosts

Edition #1: Tamsin

Tamsin (1999)
Awards: Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "Perfect." Charlotte Observer
  • "An intriguing ghost story...a chilling good read." VOYA
  • "An appealing intermingling of history, folklore, and the supernatural." Kirkus Reviews
  • "Like his enchanting The Last Unicorn, Beagle's newest fantasy features characters so real they leap off his pages and into readers' souls...A stunning tale of good battling evil, of wonder and heartbreak, and of a love able to outlast the worst vileness of the human heart. Fantasy rarely dances through the imagination in more radiant garb than this." Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • "This is a book every Beagle fan must have, and will convert any newcomers to his magical works." The Orlando Sentinel
  • "Satisfying...A good read." KLIATT
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