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Harriet’s Ghost


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‘. . . an intense and enjoyable mystery which brings the school story genre right up to date. This is a clever and insightful book that will be enjoyed by readers aged 11 to 14 with an interest in dance’ The School Librarian

Marianne is a talented ballet dancer, destined for great things. But her friend Harriet is worried about her: being skinny is common enough in ballet school, but Marianne seems to be making herself ill. Learning about Giuseppina, who danced the first Swanilda in Paris in the nineteenth century, Harriet is excited to be accompanying Marianne to dance at the Opéra. But as Marianne grows weaker, Harriet sees another dancer waiting in the wings. Can it really be Giuseppina, reaching out from the past?

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