An English Ghost Story

An English Ghost Story

Book - 2014
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Random House, Inc.
The Naremores, a dysfunctional British nuclear family, seek to solve their problems and start a new life away from the city in the sleepy Somerset countryside. At first their perfect new home seems to embrace them, its endless charms creating a rare peace and harmony within the family. But as they grow closer, the house begins to turn on them, and seems to know just how to hurt them the most – threatening to destroy them from the inside out.

Baker & Taylor
When the Naremores move into a new house in the Somerset countryside, they find peace and harmony within their troubled family, but they soon discover that the house has the power to destroy them from the inside out.

Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781781165607
Branch Call Number: NEW
Characteristics: 313 pages ; 21 cm


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Nov 08, 2017

I enjoyed this book up until the author started to struggle to find an ending. The last fifty pages or so flounder along dodging bits and pieces of plot that should have been left out. Far too much hinting at the histories of characters rather than fleshing them out. It can be effective for certain aspects of a story but not substantial enough to base an entire novel on.

Jul 03, 2016

A little slow going, but, all in all not a bad ghost story. Would make a good movie with special effects.

Oct 30, 2014

Unreadable, boring, boring, boring, kept falling asleep after t5he first page and never even got to the 3rs page after trying to read this for 3 days. This Stock Broker should keep her daytime job because as a writer she sure bombs major.

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