Man-Size in Marble

Man-Size in Marble

by Edith Nesbit

Publication Date: 26/04/2018


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When a young pair of newlyweds settle down into a small cottage in a quiet village, they look forward to a pleasant, pastoral life of domestic bliss. The husband, a practical man, dismisses the superstitious maid's tale of an ancient curse about the local church's marble statues who come to life each year on All Saint's Eve to wreak revenge. But then, on the fateful night, he discovers that the stone slabs on which the knights rest are empty. Is his young bride in peril?

A gripping tale of suspense and terror which show a very different side of this famous children's book author, best-known for her Edwardian fantasies.

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