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Author: Hilary Mantel
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alison Hart is a medium by trade and has the ability to communicate with spirits, but she feels this is a torment instead of a gift. She knows that the next life holds terrors that she must conceal from her clients, her days and nights are haunted by the men she knew in her childhood, the thugs and petty criminals who preyed upon her hopeless, addled mother Emmie. The more she tries to get rid of them, the stronger  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mantel, Hilary, 1952-
Beyond black.
London : Fourth Estate, 2005
(OCoLC)607268374
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Mantel
ISBN: 0007157754 9780007157754 000720731X 9780007207312
OCLC Number: 57382720
Awards: Shortlisted for Orange Prize 2006.
Description: 451 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Hilary Mantel.
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A novel from the author of Giving Up the Ghost and A Place of Greater Safety.  Read more...

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'It's a brilliant, extraordinary novel, and I found Alison an intensely moving creation. She inhabits a universe of cruelty, absurdity, terror and black comedy. She survives only through her own wit Read more...

 
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