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Ghost Wall is a masterful piece of writing exploring family, sexuality and history

The Northumbrian Coast where Ghost Wall is set

The Northumbrian Coast where Ghost Wall is set

 

Ghost Wall follows the story of Silvie, a teenager spending the summer on the Northumbrian coast with her parents and a group of archaeology students. Her bus driver father’s obsessive fascination with Iron Age Britain has led to them to join an “experimental archaeology” project, where they recreate ancient life.

Sarah Moss’s descriptions of the harsh and beautiful landscape are intensely immersive. But despite the open moorlands and wide…

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