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The Seance - John Harwood
The Seance
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3.53 95
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780224081863 (0224081861)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Vintage Publishing
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5
This would make a good movie. The romance at the end is a bit, well not forced, but it is somewhat out of the blue. Still it was a good book.
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5
This would make a good movie. The romance at the end is a bit, well not forced, but it is somewhat out of the blue. Still it was a good book.
Caffeine Reviews
Caffeine Reviews rated it
3.0
I love Victorian settings! Harwood does a superb job of creating a creepy, gothic atmosphere, and I'm also a fan of literary style of writing. I enjoyed the mystery up until the ending was revealed, and then I was a bit disappointed. A good read never the less.
Overloaded Bookshelf
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3.0 The Seance
I enjoyed Harwood's previous novel, "The Ghost Writer", but thought it was let down by a rather unimpressive ending. "The Seance" is much more satisfying; an old-fashioned gothic-influenced mystery, slightly over-the-top but highly atmospheric. It would make a great Christmas BBC drama. Very enjoyab...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
4.0
Well, THAT was fun! A terrific Victorian ghost-story thriller! Clearly Harwood tips his cap to Wilkie Collins and perhaps Arthur Conan Doyle, but the work isn't derivative. It is genuinely spooky, well-constructed and beautifully paced. The complicated structure of narratives within narratives might...
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