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Item - Shadow over the Marsh



Series: Storytrails — no. 15
Translated Into: Skygger over marsken (Danish)
Author: Sharp, Allen
Illustrators: Ryley, Chris (cover)
Hart, Celia (cartography)
Date: 1985
ISBN: 0521317045 / 9780521317047
Length: 44 sections
Number of Endings: 4
User Summary: You are a young resident of Romney Marsh in Eighteenth-Century England. A meeting with an eerie stranger leads you to discover a sinister secret from your own past.
Guillermo's Thoughts: This is a great historical gamebook. As in all the 'discover your own hidden past' gamebooks, the plot in this one is involving and exciting. Furthermore, the decision-making is highly challenging. The dialogue in Eighteenth-Century English is also a nice touch. I recommend it wholeheartedly.

It's unfortunate that these Storytrails books are so hard to find nowadays. It takes a great deal of patience to find a cheap copy of any title using Amazon or Abebooks, but the titles are well worth the search.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Guillermo Paredes for the plot summary and Ken G. for the back cover scan.
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