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The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray - Chris Wooding
The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray
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The Alienist meets Dracula in this gripping, gothic-horror thriller from young UK phenom Chris Wooding.Thaniel, just seventeen, is a wych-hunter. Together, he and Cathaline--his friend and mentor--track down the fearful creatures that lurk in the Old Quarter of London. It is on one of these hunts... show more
The Alienist meets Dracula in this gripping, gothic-horror thriller from young UK phenom Chris Wooding.Thaniel, just seventeen, is a wych-hunter. Together, he and Cathaline--his friend and mentor--track down the fearful creatures that lurk in the Old Quarter of London. It is on one of these hunts that he first encounters Alaizabel Cray. Alaizabel is half-crazed, lovely, and possessed.Whatever dreadful entity has entered her soul has turned her into a strange and unearthly magnet--attracting evil and drawing horrors from every dark corner. Cathaline and Thaniel must discover its cause--and defend humanity at all costs.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780439598514 (0439598516)
Publisher: Point
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
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Anne's IntermittentroPolis
Anne's IntermittentroPolis rated it
5.0
An intriguing London filled with vicious wyches, horror-lovers will eat this up. Even those who dislike horror, like me, will find this book interesting. Filled to the brim with graphic descriptions and huge monstrosity, this book was a great satisfying surprise. And I definitely love Stitchface...h...
A Little of the Book Life
A Little of the Book Life rated it
3.0
I usually don't keep going when a book is taking me this long to get through. I kept going because for the most part I enjoyed the writing style and I enjoyed the premise of the book. I felt that the relationship between Alaizabel and Thaniel was predictable although there was no real build-up to ...
Nyx Book Reviews
Nyx Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Haunting Of Alaizabel Cray
I'm a great fan of Chris Wooding's writing since reading Poison. That the story is set in a alternative Victorian time makes it even better.I only thought the characters to be a little flat; they could have been more interesting.
TheBecks
TheBecks rated it
I was browsing the YA section of my local library and I stumbled across this book. Or maybe I should say that it called out to me. The blurry cathedral on the cover just promised to be dark and mysterious. I'm a sucker for dark, broody, creepy, gothic (etc) type stories, and this delivered just that...
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