A gripping psychological thriller played out in cyberspace, from the bestselling author of Chocolat and The Lollipop Shoes."Once there was a widow with three sons, and their names were Black, Brown and Blue. Black was the eldest; moody and aggressive. Brown was the middle child, timid and dull.... show more
A gripping psychological thriller played out in cyberspace, from the bestselling author of Chocolat and The Lollipop Shoes."Once there was a widow with three sons, and their names were Black, Brown and Blue. Black was the eldest; moody and aggressive. Brown was the middle child, timid and dull. But Blue was his mother's favourite. And he was a murderer."Blueyedboy is the brilliant new novel from Joanne Harris: a dark and intricately plotted tale of a poisonously dysfunctional family, a blind child prodigy, and a serial murderer who is not who he seems. Told through posts on firstname.lastname@example.org, this is a thriller that makes creative use of all the disguise, deception and mind games that are offered by playing out one's life on the internet.
Publish date: March 31st 2010
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
3 STARSIt's just not my cup of tea...Maybe I'm too young or naive for this one. But it just seemed so unreasonable, I liked the way how blueeyedboy see life and how he described it occasionally, and I think all those twisted thoughts and creepy behavior was scary and a lot to take for my little mind...
I received a free copy of the Dutch translation for a group read on www.ezzulia.nl . Thank you! This is the first book I read by Joanne Harris. I'd obviously heard a lot about others books by her - mainly Chocolat. This isn't like Chocolat at all, or so I'm told. This is a very complicated stor...
This is the first psychological thriller I've ever read and it was honestly a bit of a let down compared to her other books. It was well-written but didn't grip me and there were too many completely unrealistic twists. I won't let this book put me off psychological thrillers but unfortunately this w...
This book was recommended to me and I am very happy it was as it introduced me to a brand new author. Like most British mystery writers, Ms. Harris has nailed the creepiness factor withoout having to use gross displays of violence to "get her point across". This book almost had the feeling to me of ...