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Thin Air: The most chilling and compelling ghost story of the year

Michelle Paver

5 Reviews

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Fiction, Crime & mystery, Horror & ghost stories, Historical fiction

The Himalayas, 1935.

Kangchenjunga. The sacred mountain. Biggest killer of them all.

Five Englishmen set out to conquer it. But courage can only take them so far. And the higher they climb, the darker it gets.

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Praise for Thin Air: The most chilling and compelling ghost story of the year

  • A wonderfully atmospheric and hugely enjoyable ghost story

  • 'Evocative, chilling and superbly unsettling, it is very good indeed' - BOOKSELLER

  • This gripping ghost story has moments of horror and beauty - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

  • 'Paver's descriptions of the topography are marvellously vivid and add to the sense of menace that suffuses the story' - SUNDAY TIMES

  • An atmospheric ghost story that would give Susan Hill a run for her money - INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

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Michelle Paver

Born in Malawi to a Belgian mother and a father who ran the tiny 'NYASALAND TIMES', Michelle Paver moved to the UK when she was three. She was brought up in Wimbledon and, following a Biochemistry Degree from Oxford, she became a partner in a big City law firm. She gave up the City to follow her long-held dream of becoming a writer. She is the author of the brilliantly successful children's series, THE CHRONICLES OF ANCIENT DARKNESS.

Born in Malawi to a Belgian mother and a father who ran the tiny 'NYASALAND TIMES', Michelle Paver moved to the UK when she was three. She was brought up in Wimbledon and, following a Biochemistry Degree from Oxford, she became a partner in a big City law firm. She gave up the City to follow her long-held dream of becoming a writer. She is the author of the brilliantly successful children's series, THE CHRONICLES OF ANCIENT DARKNESS. DARK MATTER is her first adult ghost story. It arises from her lifelong love of the Arctic, which has taken her to northern Canada, Greenland, Scandinavia and Spitsbergen.