A ghost haunts four neglected sisters -- Cart, Sally, Imogen, and Fenella -- in the hopes of discovering her own identity.
The sisters, as well as their parents, are Real People.
Cart, Sally, Imogen, and Fenella Melford, Phyllis Melford, Himself (Mr. Melford), Oliver, Monigan, Julian Addiman, Ned Jenkins, Will Howard, Audrey Chambers, Mrs. Gill, Mr. McLaggan.
School House, Mangan Farm, Mangan Down, the Dream Landscape, the Back of Beyond, Monigan's Place.
See also The Time Of The Ghost (spoilers).