Publish date: August 30th 2005
Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
bookshelves: winter-20142015, britain-england, london, look-behind-you, published-1913, under-1000-ratings, mystery-thriller, serial-killer Read from December 11, 2012 to January 04, 2015 Watch full film on youtubeStars: Jack Palance, Constance Smith, Byron PalmerDescription: Somewhere in Londo...
I remember the old film, The Lodger, as being more intense and suspenseful than this.
Ok, ok, so I picked this up purely because I was staying in Whitechapel for a few days and felt compelled to read something connected with Jack the Ripper. And then five minutes into the story I realise it's set in a different part of London - more towards Baker Street than Whitechapel. Oh, well.......
At first it was really great but towards the end I felt that it dragged quite a bit, and the Buntings just got really annoying...and I just wanted to yell 'PLEASE JUST TALK WITH EACH OTHER!' at them...I know that lack of communication is a trope that gets used frequently but here it was simply to an...
With the premise of this book, I was really expecting more of a "thriller" from it. In my opnion, it really fell flat in that expectation. Was it a mystery? Yes, but barely..again, my opinion only. If I didn't have to read it for several challenges, I probably wouldn't have finished it.