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by Lindsey Barraclough
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Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it 2 years ago
Perfect name for the book too because it is long but good though
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 2 years ago
I listened to this on audio and I listened carefully – I really did. I thought the accent of the narrator and the speed in which she read really affected this novel. I did enjoy her accent but I would have enjoyed the novel much more had she slowed down so I could fully understand everything she sai...
Books, books and more books
Books, books and more books rated it 3 years ago
Series: N/A Publisher: Corgi Childrens (2012) Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Historical Fiction Long Lankin is (according to Wikipedia) based on an English ballad called "Lamkin". The author took this old ballad and developed an entire story around it. Personally I think she created a wonderful...
Erin Bowman
Erin Bowman rated it 6 years ago
This horror story, set in 1950′s rural England, follows Cora and her younger sister Mimi, who are sent to stay with their aunt in the isolated village of Byers Guerdon. Their aunt does not welcome them warmly, and forbids them to crack a window in the house or visit the nearby church. What follows i...
isamlq rated it 7 years ago
This isn’t just a horror story… and that’s what I enjoyed most because were it just about creepy portraits, bricked up door ways, teeth falling out and ghostly apparitions, well I’d have been bored out of my mind. The story builds up slowly and you know each and everyone of the characters and why th...
Randi's Blog
Randi's Blog rated it 7 years ago
This book was deliciously creepy. And I could not put it down. I shrugged off an important paper because I couldn't stop reading. It's one of those books where time passes, you look at the clock, and realize you've been reading for hours. I was so excited to get my hands on this book, and while it w...
Lectus rated it 7 years ago
Dropped. I really have to find the inspiration to come back to it....
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 7 years ago
Genuinely creepy and based on a old ballad; however, I felt that the plotting fell apart towards the end of the book, and that the pacing was a bit off. (Nothing happens and then too much happens.)
Pingwing's Bookshelf
Pingwing's Bookshelf rated it 7 years ago
I read Kelly’s review of this at Stacked and immediately wanted to get into this book! Here is the Kobo store’s summary: In an exquisitely chilling debut novel, four children unravel the mystery of a family curse and a ghostly creature known in folklore as Long Lankin. When Cora and her younger sis...
Xpresso Reads
Xpresso Reads rated it 7 years ago
Long Lankin is a tale that is quite slow paced, but in such a way that makes you fall addicted to the story. Its depictions of the creepy atmosphere, blood-curling ghostly creatures, and fascinating history leave you absolutely glued to its pages, not to mention chilled to the bone! Set in the 1950'...
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