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A taste for monsters

Author: Matthew J Kirby
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, ©2016 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1888 seventeen-year-old Evelyn Fallow, herself disfigured by the phosphorus in the match factory where she worked, has been hired as a maid to Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man--but when the Jack the Ripper murders begin she and Merrick find themselves haunted by the ghosts of the slain women, and Evelyn is caught up in the mystery of Jack's identity.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Ghost stories
Historical fiction
History
Horror fiction
Young adult works
Historical
Young adult fiction
Named Person: Joseph Carey Merrick; Jack, the Ripper; Jack, the Ripper.; Joseph Carey Merrick
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Kirby
ISBN: 9780545817905 0545817900
OCLC Number: 1002826457
Description: 343 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Matthew J. Kirby.

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In 1888 seventeen-year-old Evelyn Fallow, herself disfigured by the phosphorus in the match factory where she worked, has been hired as a maid to Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man--but when the Jack the Ripper murders begin she and Merrick find themselves haunted by the ghosts of the slain women, and Evelyn is caught up in the mystery of Jack's identity.

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