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The Night Guest - Fiona McFarlane
The Night Guest
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Fiona McFarlane,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Faber and Faber on 10-01-2013
Fiona McFarlane,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Faber and Faber on 10-01-2013
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780865477735 (0865477736)
ASIN: 865477736
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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bryceoc
bryceoc rated it
4.0 The Night Guest
I'm still not sure what parts actually happened, or what was solely in the mind of Ruth, the book's unreliable narrator. A great read. The writing is excellent, the characters feel developed in the first 50 pages. The atmosphere is unsettling, though at first it's quite hard to pinpoint exactly what...
Reading Junkie
Reading Junkie rated it
3.5 Very well written, but a tiny bit predictable
I really liked this book, but it lost half a star for being a tiny bit predictable. Maybe I'm just a little cynical, but I saw the ending coming about half way through the book. [spoiler] The warning signs were all there that Frida and George were con artists setting Ruth up to steal her money. As...
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader rated it
5.0 The Night Guest: A Novel
After reading this book, my mind is flooded with questions. Where have we gone as a society? How are we caring for our parents? What is it like in the mind of someone suffering dementia? And on and on. Much of that is answerable in our own conscience, which makes me believe the author has achieved h...
Beamis12
Beamis12 rated it
3.0 Night Guest
Ruth has lost her husband, her sons are grown and moved away, she now lives alone in the house that was supposed to be her and her husband's summer house on the beach. She is 76 yrs old and is convinced she hears a tiger in her house at night. Insidiously creepy, not ghost creepy but psychologic...
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