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In Camera: And Other Stories
In Camera And Other Stories
Author: Robert Westall
ISBN-13: 9780590459204
ISBN-10: 0590459201
Publication Date: 2/1993
Pages: 152
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Scholastic Trade
Book Type: School Library Binding
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The uncanny is, more often than not, a part of everyday life. It usually occurs when it is least expected, but can arise when wished for. the uncanny is that which is considered unnatural. With each occurrence it leads another victim down an untraveled path. the path may lead to danger-or more. These stories document the uncanny, at its best and at its most horrifying: A cammera from another era holds a secret both intriguing and terrifying. A newborn child who bears a striking resemblance to his father..and doesn't appear to be quite human. A blind man whose four remaining senses have become so keen that nothing escapes his observations...even murder.
Carnegie Medalist Robert Westall has masterfully woven five tales that, like shadows in a dark corner; are not real-but never actually disappear.