Simon Baker

Phantom Farm

The Gate of Air: A Ghost Story


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When Jim Smith buys Paradise Farm, he hopes that a deep engagement with nature will help him to forget his recent London woes. Jim floated his company on the stock market but then found himself marginalised and forced to sell his shares; he enters rural life determined to salve his wounded pride. He inherits John, the ubiquitous surly old local who has worked on the land for countless years, and together they fill the place with livestock.

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