Book Review: The Phantom Isles by Stephen Alter

Genre : Fantasy, Adventure, Children
Price : RM5
Rating : 5 / 5 stars

I can always trust a book like this to bring me on an adventure of high seas, mystery and fantasy.

This is a book about 3 friends who’ve broken into a town library late night and tried to conjure up the dead by reading aloud passages from a book called The Compleat Necromancer. Following that a string of strange events happened in the library and together with the librarian they found out that ghosts do exist!

Trapped in the library books, these ghosts were captured from an island in the middle of the Indian Ocean—the Ilhas dos Fantasmas—a place where the living and the dead once coexisted peacefully.

How did the ghosts ended up there? Who wrote the book? How are they going to free them?

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