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by Wilkie Collins
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EpicFehlReader rated it 4 years ago
This is the second or third Wilkie Collins book I've read and I feel like he maybe used the 19th century equivalent of "click bait" to get readers lol. This and The Woman In White are both books with misleading titles. The Haunted Hotel is just under 130 pages and I would say MAYBE a dozen of those ...
tmwstw rated it 6 years ago
Great story, well written and good characters, with the story being told at an enjoyable pace which maintains your interest. It is not until the last couple of chapters that the "truth" is revealed, and then as with all good books of this type you are not quite sure if the "truth" has been told. Gre...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 7 years ago
I liked this story. It was multifaceted in that it was not just a haunted house story, but also a murder mystery. Collins builds the suspense and the feeling of curiosity that keeps the reader engaged. I found the writing to be far from dated. The language was not antiquated, but felt almost moder...
Rene Hasekamp
Rene Hasekamp rated it 8 years ago
This book by Wilkie Collins was a disappointment to me after The Women in White. Th book starts good and one is hopeful to read a good mystery novel. However, the way the mystery is solved by Collins was a great disappointment to me.
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it 9 years ago
This is Wilkie Collins' only novel that has a supernatural theme. It is a solid entry in the genre of Victorian ghost stories but is in no way the equal of Collins' mysteries, The Moonstone and The Woman In White. Nonetheless it is quite entertaining. Again we have strong female characters and many ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
Plucked from my TBR mountain after a timely reminder
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
The title alone beckons me in.
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 9 years ago
Disclaimer: I have only read The Haunted Hotel out of this collection so far, and so I will not rate the entire book at this time. My review and rating for this story are below. I will post a rating for the entire collection when I finish it. Review of The Haunted HotelRating: Four StarsI liked th...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 11 years ago
Wilkie is my man..He is my favorite all time male author and def. way before his time. This book proves it..I don't understand how it only has 3.35 stars. this book was creepy and twisted.
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