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The whispering skull / by Jonathan Stroud.

By: Stroud, Jonathan [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Stroud, Jonathan. Lockwood & Co: book two.London : Doubleday, 2014Description: 485 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780552568050 (paperback).Subject(s): Ghost stories | Psychic ability -- Juvenile fiction | Ghosts -- Fiction | Supernatural -- Fiction | Psychic ability -- Fiction | Mystery and detective stories | London (England) -- Juvenile fiction | England -- FictionDDC classification: 823.92 STR Summary: In the six months since Anthony, Lucy, and George survived a night in the most haunted house in England, Lockwood &​ Co. hasn't made much progress. Things look up when a new client, Mr. Saunders, hires Lockwood &​ Co. to be present at the excavation of Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead. Saunders needs the coffin sealed with silver to prevent any supernatural trouble. All goes well-until George's curiosity attracts a horrible phantom. Back home at Portland Row, Lockwood accuses George of making too many careless mistakes. Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in the ghost jar. Bickerstaff's coffin was raided and a strange glass object buried with the corpse has vanished. Inspector Barnes believes the relic to be highly dangerous, and he wants it found.
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In the six months since Anthony, Lucy, and George survived a night in the most haunted house in England, Lockwood &​ Co. hasn't made much progress. Things look up when a new client, Mr. Saunders, hires Lockwood &​ Co. to be present at the excavation of Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead. Saunders needs the coffin sealed with silver to prevent any supernatural trouble. All goes well-until George's curiosity attracts a horrible phantom. Back home at Portland Row, Lockwood accuses George of making too many careless mistakes. Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in the ghost jar. Bickerstaff's coffin was raided and a strange glass object buried with the corpse has vanished. Inspector Barnes believes the relic to be highly dangerous, and he wants it found.

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