The Shadow Guests by Joan Aiken, 1st/1st, 1980
This is a fine copy of Joan Aiken's 'The Shadow Guests' in first edition, first impression. London, Jonathan Cape, 1980. The dust jacket is in fine condition and without any visible signs of wear, it has not been price clipped, and is highly presentable. The boards are free from chips and marks and the text blocks are white and bright. This copy is free from previous owner's ink and is, overall, in fine condition.
After the mysterious disappearance of both his mother and older brother, Cosmo is sent away to live with his eccentric mathematician aunt. Lonely and confused, Cosmo must also deal with being the new kid at school. Not an easy assignment! But things take a weird twist when Cosmo is visited by ghosts from the past. Ghosts who claim to need his help fighting an ancient curse!
Only in time will Cosmo learn that he is at the center of that ancient...and deadly...curse.