By Frances Hardinge
Frances Hardinge weaves a depressing, otherworldly story in A Skinful of Shadows, her first publication because the Costa Award-winning The Lie Tree.
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When a creature dies, its spirit can go searching for someplace to conceal.
Some humans have area inside of them, ideal for hiding.
Makepeace, a brave woman with a mysterious prior, defends herself nightly from the ghosts which try and own her. Then a dreadful occasion motives her to drop her defend for a moment.
And now there is a ghost within her.
The spirit is wild, brutish and powerful, however it might be her simply defence in a time of darkish suspicion and worry. because the English Civil conflict erupts, Makepeace needs to come to a decision that's worse: ownership – or death.
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