New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 4-7 business days.

This title is In Stock in the Booktopia Distribution Centre. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead
Author: Paul Elwork

ISBN: 9781742663968
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 323
Published: 1 May 2011
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 2.4
Emily and Michael Stewart are precocious 13-year-old twins, wandering aimlessly around their family's Philadelphia estate during the quiet summer of 1925. Emily has an odd physical tic-she secretly cracks a joint in her ankle and the sound appears to burst through the stillness of midair. Emily and Michael gather the neighbourhood children to fool them with these 'spirit knockings'. But their game soon creeps into a world of adults still reeling from World War I. When the twins find themselves dabbling in the uncertain territory of human grief and family secrets, their game spins wildly out of control.

About The Author

Paul Elwork lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two sons. He received his undergraduate degree in anthropology at Temple University and his master's degree in English at Arcadia University. Paul works as an editor to pay the bills and writes to satisfy some compulsion that seems to have a cumulative effect over time, like regret or arsenic. But it's a lot more fun than that sounds. His work has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Philadelphia Stories,

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility.
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  

Payment options