Beyond Black - Hilary Mantel Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007157762 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Hilary Mantel / Edition: Paperback / 480 Pages / Book is published 2005-10-03 by ... more
Newest Review: ... because I absolutely hate 'spoiler' reviews, all I'll say is that the book is the story of a medium, Alison Hart, who is ... more
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by - written on 31/01/12 (Useful, 13 readings)
Not since 'Truly, Madly, Deeply' has anyone portrayed ghosts with such frightening everyday personas as Hilary Mantel in Beyond Black - I was captivated by this book from the moment I started it and spent the whole time trying to make my husband listen whilst I read bits to him, just to show him how well-written and thought-provoking the story is. I'm not going to re-tell the story or events there-in because I absolutely hate 'spoiler' reviews, all I'll say is that the book is the story of a medium, Alison Hart, who is unconventional by the standards of her medium colleagues - in that she's not actually a fake, she does indeed have the 'second sight' required ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/06/11, updated on 27/06/11 (Very useful, 61 readings)
Dark ghost stories are not my favourite genre and Beyond Black is definitely not the sort of book I would normally pick up from the bookshelf, but for once I let myself be persuaded by the quotes on the cover. 'One of the greatest ghost stories in the language', said Philip Pullman; 'Something extraordinary' wrote Fay Weldon. With recommendations like this I had to give this novel a go, and when I did I found something quite strange - a mixture of madness, horror and fantasy with characters that were both real and unforgettable. Alison is an unlikely heroine; middle aged, morbidly obese, often sweaty and stinking of death, plagued by sinister ghosts that ... Read the complete review
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