The White Devil
Publish date: October 1st 2012
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
So far the book "White Devil" starts out slow and very explanatory. It's about an American boy (Andrew) who is shipped off by his father to an all-boys English School to make right with his past decisions. With the school's extremely strict rules, Andrew's father believes the school will set Andrew ...
I loved Justin Evans' A Good And Happy Child - loved it - so I was rather enthused to read this one. Sure, I wasn't too struck on the blurb, but that was true of his other book and that turned out to be great. This one, not so much. Part of it is not the fault of the book: I am hypersensitised t...
Andrew Taylor is on his last chance. Caught at his school in America with drugs he's now in Harrow, an English Boarding School trying to fit in. As a strange coincidence he resembles Byron and he finds that there's a mystery he needs to solve to lay a ghost to rest. It took a while for this to ge...
I like slow and gothic. What I don't understand in the logic of this book are the following quibbles-1. A poet writing a play about Bryon has only a small volume of select poetry? You can find paperback versions of the complete poems.2. An American boy who went to a very liberal school that celebr...
A thoroughly ordinary Gothic mystery. It hits all of its marks and acquits itself nicely - but it doesn't bring anything new to the table. If you're looking for a reliable ghost story, you could do a lot worse - but this book doesn't have anything that demands your attention. Read it in October -...
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