Het gouden ei
Publish date: 2004
Pages no: 97
Edition language: Dutch
Although it is difficult to write a review about a book, of which you have seen the two film versions two times each, this book gripped me from the first to the last page, as the movies gripped me from the first to the last frame. However, it remains unclear why the American movie ("The Vanishing") ...
bookshelves: autumn-2010, mystery-thriller, published-1983, boo-scary, re-read, summer-2011 Recommended for: BBC Radio 4 listeners Read from October 30, 2010 to July 08, 2011, read count: 3 2011 - Yay - Finally, I have the original film cued up to watch whilst the radio re-airs the Timothy West ...
Being on holiday in the Netherlands, I wanted to read a book by a Dutch author and this was the most interesting-looking book in the English section of the bookshop. I'd seen the Dutch film of the book a few years ago and, having liked that very much, I had another impetus to get this novel.Well, no...
2011 - Yay - Finally, I have the original film cued up to watch whilst the radio re-airs the Timothy West dramatisation. Spoorloos = TracklessBernard-Pierre Donnadieu ... Raymond Lemorne Gene Bervoets ... Rex Hofman Johanna ter Steege ... Saskia Wagter Gwen Eckhaus ... Lieneke Be...
I veered towards a 1* and 4*. 4* because it was compelling and the sociopath was a very believable character, but I just didn't believe that Rex would go so far after so long or that the villain would put himself at such risk after committing the perfect murder. So infuriating as well as compelling.
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