By Peter S. Beagle
From the bestselling writer of The final Unicorn comes an “engaging tale of a friendship that transcends time”(Library Journal)...
Arriving within the amazing nation-state of Dorset, England, to stay together with her mom and new stepfather, the younger and extremely American Jenny Gluckstein has no real interest in her old atmosphere, together with that of the seven-hundred acre Stourhead Farm her stepfather is restoring. Then she meets Tamsin, a kindred spirit that has haunted the lonely property for three hundred years, trapped through a hidden trauma she cannot consider, and by way of a robust evil even the spirits of evening can't identify. to assist her, Jenny needs to delve deeper into the darkish global than any human has in centuries, and face a hazard that might switch her existence ceaselessly.
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And I banged the phone back down, and then I did head for my room, and the door was already slamming while she was still yelling something about finally getting me away from my damn druggy friends. Mister Cat ran in right after me—someday he’s going to get nailed, I keep telling him—and jumped up on the bed, and we just lay there for I don’t know how long, hours. The Gluckstein Diet. I guess I must have cried a little bit, but not very much. I’m really not a big crier. Mainly I lay there with Mister Cat on my chest and started reviewing my options.
It’s not just you, it’s anybody. —and I guess I need some privacy, time to be by myself, time to think through a lot of stuff—” I interrupted him. ” I wasn’t going to beg anymore, I wasn’t going to say another word, but it came out anyway. Norris didn’t hear me. He went right on. “Besides, going to England would be the best thing in the world for you. Trust me on this one, kid. I know how incredibly dumb this sounds, but someday you really will thank me. ” Well, that was pretty much it, there’s no point in writing anything else about it.
Except part of the bonding is having a long, chatty lunch afterward, and that’s all right. And we applied for our passports, which was definitely an adventure, because Sally found my birth certificate but not hers, so we turned the whole apartment totally upside down until it finally showed up in the piano bench, which figures. Then we had to get our pictures taken, and I came out looking like a pink smudge, the way I always do—and then we had to go downtown to the passport office, and that took all day just by itself.
Tamsin by Peter S. Beagle