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The Painted Darkness - Community Reviews back

by Brian James Freeman
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Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 6 years ago
GR Cleanup Read in March 2011 Listening to this courtesy of the "Pod of Horror" podcast. It tells the tale of a small boy who suffered some sort of unspeakable scare during a snowstorm that he has blocked out of his mind. He has been painting away the darkness ever since and it seems to be starti...
EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it 6 years ago
When Henry was a child, something terrible happened in the woods behind his home, something so shocking he could only express his grief by drawing pictures of what he had witnessed. Eventually Henry's mind blocked out the bad memories, but he continued to draw, often at night by the light of the moo...
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it 9 years ago
I liked this book and it was a quick read but am waivering on my 3 stars upon deeper reflection. (I would probably give it 2.5) The story switched back and forth from the past and present fairly seamlessly and it did build some suspense, I just thought toward the end it lost a bit of “steam” for me....
TheBecks
TheBecks rated it 10 years ago
This was not at all what I expected. I have had this on my "to read" list for a while, and I'm glad that I read it, because I enjoyed it, quite a lot. This is one of those books that I think people will either really like, or just feel kind of 'meh' about. I think that there were a couple things her...
Anne Brooke: fiction writer
Anne Brooke: fiction writer rated it 11 years ago
Finely written, but not much to it really. And it's not scary at all.
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