The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Gosford Park meets Groundhog Day by way of Agatha Christie and Black Mirror – the most inventive story you'll read this year Tonight, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed ... Again It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young... show more
Gosford Park meets Groundhog Day by way of Agatha Christie and Black Mirror – the most inventive story you'll read this year
Tonight, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed ... Again
It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed.
But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden – one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party – can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself, over and over again. Every time ending with the fateful pistol shot.
The only way to break this cycle is to identify the killer. But each time the day begins again, Aiden wakes in the body of a different guest. And someone is determined to prevent him ever escaping Blackheath...
Publish date: 2018-02-08
Publisher: Raven Books
Pages no: 519
Edition language: English
Stuart Turton has written a cleverly structured novel, but then this story is overly confusing, overwrought and it just doesn´t make any kind of sense. It´s one of those books where the author prefers style over substance and I´m sorry, but I just don´t enjoy books like these. And the premise was ...
Basically this is Grounhog Day meets Tales of the Unexpected meets classic country house mystery. And it is cleverly done but unfortunately it did not work for me...it is well written and the characters are well developed but it felt so chaotic, so forced. Of course, the fact that none of the charac...
Couldn’t have said it better myself. If, after reading the first few chapters, you find yourself feeling a bit discombobulated don’t worry. You’re in good company. Even the MC doesn’t know what the hell is going on. Imagine you’re playing a real life game of Clue. You wake up one day as Col. Musta...
Novela precedida de una fama casi extraplanetaria en la zona mundial de habla guiri, que a mí me ha decepcionado bastante, y la he finiquitado al 66%. El argumento es, eso es cierto, muy original: en una casa de campo inglesa, se celebra un baile para conmemorar el regreso de Evelyn, la hija de la f...