The Gentling Box
Publish date: October 18th 2010
Publisher: Shadowfall Publications
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
The Gentling Box is a powerful and memorable debut by Lisa Mannetti, and winner of a Bram Stoker award for best first novel to boot. This is an original, dark tale of possession within the gypsy community of Romania & Hungary in the 1860’s The opening of the story is the prelude to the excruciating ...
Literally a nightmare mess of a book but so good you'll overlook the plot holes and the rambling nature of the narrative at times. About sorcery and witchcraft and about one powerful and determined witch in particular.Imre is the most frustrating of protagonists, weak one minute and succumbing to a...
Deathwatch is actually a collection to two new novellas from Lisa Mannetti, and each offers the same kind of chilling historical horror I loved from her debut novel, The Gentling Box.In the first novella, Dissolution, a disgraced medical student, Stuart Granville is summoned north to Hyde Park in Ne...
When it comes to works of particular authors, there are a lot of debut novels I have yet to read. This is especially true of authors I've become a fan of over the years, as I have yet to read Stephen King's Carrie or Clive Barker's The Damnation Game. But give me time. However, when it comes to Lisa...
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