A Head Full of Ghosts: A Novel
A chilling thriller that brilliantly blends domestic drama, psychological suspense, and a touch of modern horror, reminiscent of Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves, John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In, and Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House.The lives of the Barretts, a... show more
A chilling thriller that brilliantly blends domestic drama, psychological suspense, and a touch of modern horror, reminiscent of Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves, John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In, and Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House.The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Paul Tremblay bricht eine Lanze für modernen Horror. Im Essay „The H Word: The Politics of Horror” argumentiert er, dass Horror nicht reaktionär und konservativ sein muss, um erfolgreich zu sein. Er hält das Ende von „Der Exorzist“ für einen Fehlschlag, weil Regan und ihre Mutter nach dem schrecklic...
A Head Full of Ghosts is a clever and layered novel. The Barrett family's tragic story is told by the youngest daughter, Merry, in interviews with a writer and as flashbacks. The same story is dissected and deconstructed by a blogger who reviews, considers and discusses the reality TV show filmed in...
I liked this, but I didn't love it, and over a month later I'm still not sure I can pinpoint why. But I'm going to try. This book definitely gets its creep on - there are a couple scenes that will stick with me for a good long while. The scene is set masterfully, and I'm absolutely transported to th...
A scary book that really was scary, while being able to play with whether it's really about supernatural stuff. It worked both ways! I read this in a day.
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay My rating: 4 of 5 stars There's something wrong with fourteen-year-old Marjorie Barrett - her mental health seems to be declining, yet treatment from medical professionals isn't helping her one bit. Desperate to pull through the tough time where money is dwindl...