This is an old, classic story about an unhappy English girl from India. When her neglectful parents die of malaria, she has to go to England to stay with her melancholy uncle, of which she knows nothing. When she arrives she is very pale and rude to everybody. One night though, she hears a strange moaning. The maids assure her that it's just the wind, but she is doubtful. She keeps hearing the strange crying, and soon , without permission, she goes to investigate. You'll have to read the book to find out what happens next, but I can tell you that you will be very surprised. She makes many friends, but in the end, well, let's just say this book has a very happy ending.