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Written by Robert Westall
Performed by Georgia Maguire
Anne becomes obsessed by the old Watch House when she goes to stay with elderly relatives in Gamouth. The old building is bound to be full of restless spirits of long-dead sailors – but what do they want with Anne?
Dur: 6hrs 46mins Mono
Available in 3 ‘flavours’ offering differing quality vs file size (all the same price!):
Who is writing the messages in the dust? What is the story behind the huge skull in the old Watch House? Alone and unhappy in Garmouth, Anne knows the shadows are following her. Spirits of long-dead sailors who won’t rest. And from behind its empty windows, the Watch House is watching her…
THE WATCH HOUSE is the first ghostly story for young readers written by noted author Robert Westall. Originally published in 1977, it was adapted for television by the BBC in 1988.
This brand new audiobook edition marks the first time the classic spooky story has been performed in audio.
Featuring newly commissioned artwork by Barnaby Edwards.
With music by Purple Planet Music.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Robert Westall was an English author and teacher best known for fiction aimed at children and young adults. In the latter case, some deal with complex, dark and adult themes. He has been called “the dean of British war novelists”. His first book, The Machine Gunners, won the 1975 Carnegie Medal for the year’s outstanding children’s book by a British subject. It was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works for the 70th anniversary celebration in 2007. Westall also won a second Carnegie (no one has won three), a Smarties Prize, and the once-in-a-lifetime Guardian Prize.
ABOUT THE NARRATOR
Georgia Maguire trained at LAMDA and is a highly experienced audiobook performer. Georgia is also an improviser and writer. Improvised comedy ‘Love me till Monday’ was nominated for Best Newcomer at the London Film Festival.
Our audiobooks download as zipped files (due to their size and for your convenience). Once unzipped you will find all of the mp3 files for your audiobook named, and in correct file order. Due to the way Apple has designed iOS, iPhones and iPads don’t recognise these zip files automatically (unlike Android devices). So, if you buy one of our titles via your iPhone or iPad, there are two ways to find and listen to your files:
 Download for FREE iZip for iOS – then download the audiobook using the link provided either on the webpage or the email we sent you. After the file has downloaded click on the Open With option and choose iZip. The app will open and ask if you want it to unzip all the files, say yes. A minute or so later you will have a list of mp3 files in order, and you just need to tap on the one you want to play and it will start playing in the Audioplayer. You can easily play, pause, jump forward or back.
 Slightly easier – download the zip file to your PC or MAC, unzip it to a folder you know the location of (such as your Music or Documents folder), then use iTunes to transfer the files in the same way you would a music album.
We hope you enjoy your audiobook and come back for more soon!
Text: 1977, Robert Westall
192kbps (better than CD), 256kbps (superb quality), 320kbps (highest quality)
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