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pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 2 years ago
If like me you read a lot of spooky story collections, you will come across the same stories every so often. But it's okay. If you're like me and don't have the best memory for the plot points of what you've read years before, it's almost like reading it for the first time with a slight sense of dej...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 2 years ago
If like me you read a lot of spooky story collections, you will come across the same stories every so often. But it's okay. If you're like me and don't have the best memory for the plot points of what you've read years before, it's almost like reading it for the first time with a slight sense of dej...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 3 years ago
Gothic as all get out, sure, but almost unbearably Victorian. I'm okay with the narrative voice, it's old fashioned, but interesting with nice human observation. But the speeches are each eternal, and rather preachy, and then there's the references to the peasantry as if they weren't human. Library ...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it 3 years ago
It’s hard to write a review for this story. I started it with suspicion – I don’t like religious writing, and too much of this short novelette has to do with faith – but by the end of the story, I had tears in my eyes. The story is not about faith, after all. It is about humanity in all of us and ab...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 4 years ago
"There is something strangely determinate and fatal about a single shot in the night. It is as if someone had cried a message to you in one word, and would not repeat it. I stood for some time wondering what it had meant. Nobody could aim at anything at this hour, and, to scare away something, a per...
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