6

I remember listening to this story as a book-on-tape as a child (this would have been the early 90s), and for some reason parts of it have stuck with me.

I think the main character was a girl in her mid-teens. The story deals with her life, but has supernatural undertones throughout. The key things I remember are:

  • She was close to her grandmother, and at some point (I think about 3/4 through the book) her grandmother dies. She receives a phone call about it, but she mentions just having felt that it had happened.
  • She had a younger brother who died. At the very end of the book his ghost appears to her and tells her that he's safe in a beautiful kingdom (implied to be Heaven) and offers to show it to her. She follows him to a hiding place he used to have, but the entrance is too small for her to fit and she's unable to follow further.

I appreciate that this isn't a lot to go on, but hopefully those key points will ring a bell with someone and I can finally learn what this book was called!

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.