Johnny and the Dead

Johnny Maxwell can see the dead. So it's going to be tough to break the news to them that the council want to sell their cemetery...

Synopsis

Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies…

Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he’s got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead have learnt a thing or two from Johnny. They’re not going to take it lying down… especially since it’s Halloween tomorrow.

Besides, they’re beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it was when they were… well… alive. Particularly if they break a few rules…

The second book in the Johnny Maxwell trilogy.

Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies…

Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he’s got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead have learnt a thing or two from Johnny. They’re not going to take it lying down… especially since it’s Halloween tomorrow.

Besides, they’re beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it was when they were… well… alive. Particularly if they break a few rules…

The second book in the Johnny Maxwell trilogy.

Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies…

Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he’s got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead have learnt a thing or two from Johnny. They’re not going to take it lying down… especially since it’s Halloween tomorrow.

Besides, they’re beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it was when they were… well… alive. Particularly if they break a few rules…

The second book in the Johnny Maxwell trilogy.

‘Pratchett uses his other world to hold up a distorting mirror to our own . . . he is a satirist of enormous talent.’


The Times

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