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Groosham Grange by Anthony Horowitz
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Groosham Grange (1988)

by Anthony Horowitz

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After being expelled from school, thirteen-year-old David Eliot is sent to Groosham Grange, a spooky and sinister boarding school where nothing seems quite right.
  lkmuir | Dec 1, 2015 |
David just got expelled from a boarding school. His strange parents receive a brochure on a new boarding school called Groosham Grange. They are only given 30 minutes to decide whether or not to send him. They send him blindly off into a new school and he finds that this is not just some ordinary boarding school, not even close. ( )
  knielsen83 | Mar 5, 2009 |
It is so weird that it is interesting. This was originally published in 1988. I think that its strangeness would appeal to kids. It is written in short chapters, like Patterson, so it has an added appeal of feeling like a short book. It does not take much to get to know the characters since they feel insubstantial. I found it very interesting that the main character, David Eliot is ambivalent about what he will do with his new found powers at the story's end. It kind of makes you want to follow him and see what he decides. ( )
  hewayzha | Sep 16, 2008 |
After being expelled from school, thirteen-year-old David Eliot is sent to Groosham Grange, a spooky and sinister boarding school where nothing seems quite right. ( )
  BiblioKleptoManiac | Sep 15, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0744583446, Paperback)

"There's something nasty going on at Groosham Grange..." Sent to Groosham Grange as a last resort by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed. New pupils are made to sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon; the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room...What's the meaning of the black rings everyone wears? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? Most important of all, how on earth can David get away - alive? This Lancashire Children's Book of the Year will have you gripped and grinning to the last page.

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When David Eliot is expelled his parents enroll him in Groosham Grange where Monsieur Leloup the French manster disappears every full moon, the assistant principal keeps bads of blood in the fridge and the religious studies teacher's name appears on a tombstone in the school cemetary.… (more)

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