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  • Published: 31 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781782950615
  • Imprint: Red Fox Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

Mr Corbett's Ghost



Three classic tales from master story-teller Leon Garfield.

Mr Corbett is a cruel employer and his young apprentice Benjamin can't help but wish he were dead. So when a strange old man offers to make this wish come true, Benjamin finds it impossible to refuse. Sure enough, Mr Corbett meets an untimely death, but the tables turn on the terrified apprentice who finds himself cursed with the ghost of the man he hated most in the world . . .

A brilliant collection of three short stories from a master story-teller, who will keep you turning the pages until the very end.

  • Published: 31 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781782950615
  • Imprint: Red Fox Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.

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Praise for Mr Corbett's Ghost

The tension is as forceful as any high-tech thriller

Philip Pullman

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