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The anatomy of ghosts / Andrew Taylor.

Taylor, Andrew, 1951- (Author). Telfer, John, 1952- (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780792775898 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792775899 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 58 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by John Telfer.
Summary, etc.:
1786, Jerusalem College, Cambridge. The ghost of Sylvia Whichcote is rumored to be haunting Jerusalem, since disturbed fellow-commoner, Frank Oldershaw, claims to have seen the dead woman prowling the grounds. Desperate to salvage her son's reputation, Lady Anne Oldershaw employs John Holdsworth, author of The Anatomy of Ghosts, a stinging account of why ghosts are mere delusion to investigate. But his arrival in Cambridge disrupts an uneasy status quo as he glimpses a world of privilege and abuse. And when Holdsworth finds himself haunted not only by the ghost of his dead wife, Maria, but also Elinor-the very-much-alive Master's wife-his fate is sealed.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Apparitions > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Cambridge (England) > History > 18th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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