Book Reviews of The Ghost in the Mirror (Lewis Barnavelt)

The Ghost in the Mirror (Lewis Barnavelt)
The Ghost in the Mirror - Lewis Barnavelt
Author: John Bellairs, Brad Strickland
ISBN-13: 9780140349344
ISBN-10: 0140349340
Publication Date: 10/1/1994
Pages: 176
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Puffin
Book Type: Paperback
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It seems only appropriate that death has not brought an end to Bellairs's career; and, happily, this posthumous collaboration has less of a thrown-together feel than his last few books. Having lost most of her magic in The Letter, The Witch and The Ring (1977), Florence Zimmerman travels back in time to recover it, taking along her friend Rose Rita Pottinger (14). Together, the two rescue a Pennsylvania Dutch family from an evil sorcerer, uncover an old chest of Revolutionary War gold, and activate a crystal ball that restores Mrs. Zimmerman's powers--not, of course, without negotiating plenty of cryptic instructions, apparitions, lurking evils, spells, and narrow escapes, plus a slavering demon or two. Though the deliciously ghastly climax suddenly comes to a halt so that the sorcerer can rehearse his motives and life story, the plot generally develops in a smooth and coherent fashion, driven along by a pair of active female characters
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A thrilling tale of adventure, mystery and a haunted mirror. This book is a real page-turner! You will be glad you picked it up, you won't be able to put it down! Good thing I have the other books in this series... order them all! I will send them to you right away.