The Magic Cottage - James Herbert Reviews
Description:ISBN 0330451561 / Author: James Herbert / Genre: Horror / A picturesque cottage in the heart of a forest has a dark side.
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James Herbert The Magic Cottage
Pages: 400, Edition: New edition, Paperback, Pan Books
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James Herbert The Magic Cottage
Another classic James herbert chiller, reissued by Pan
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The Magic Cottage by James Herbert
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Customer The Magic Cottage - James Herbert Reviews (8)
by - written on 09/02/08 (Useful, 75 readings)
This is the first book I had ever read of James Herbert - after reading rave reviews about his work and people comparing him to King - I thought id give him a shot. This book "The Magic Cottage" - your drawn into the perfect world; where there is a perfect little cottage, and perfect little people....then comes the dark side. There are lots of parts in this book where you will get the chills. The characters are very well drawn up which makes this book even more addictive. Cover to cover I read it in 2 days. So the story - not giving too much away its about two characters Midge and Mike move into a cottage; Gramarye, in the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/09/11 (Very useful, 43 readings)
WHY I CHOSE THIS BOOK My partner's mum often recommends books for me to read, and this was one of the ones on an ever growing pile from her! I love fantasy / supernatural / thriller type books and don't often read 'chic lit' type books. I was assured that James Herbert's 'The Magic Cottage' would suit me down to a tee! I'm so glad I read this. I've now starting working my way through all his other novels too! PRICE / AVAILABILITY / PRODUCT DESCRIPTION "A cottage was found in the heart of the forest. It was charming maybe, a little run-down, but so peaceful - a magical haven for creativity and love. But the cottage had an alternative ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/02/12 (Very useful, 49 readings)
James Herbert is a horror writer and while he is very well known and popular I don't think I have enjoyed many of his books. He started out by writing quite physically frightening books - what can be any scarier than oversize man eating rats and chemical weapons? When I picked up "The Magic Cottage" I began to think that I was going to be reading a fairy story as it is about a cottage in the heart of a forest. It seems that the lovely cottage is not a place full of love and nice things but that it has a dark side. It is full of weird people and even more weird creatures. Then there are the bats and these really seem to play a major part in the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/06/09 (Very useful, 66 readings)
I am an absolute follower of James Herbert and all his work, I think I own nearly ever book he has written, so of course I have to read them all. I have to say though I am not a fan of this particular book. It starts well, telling you all about the 2 main characters, Mike and Midge (her real name is Margaret). They both live in the 'big city' but want a slower paced life in the countryside to help with their work. Mike is a musician and Midge is an artist. After a lot of searching they finally agree on a beautiful, yet rundown cottage in the middle of nowhere. On first viewings of the cottage Mike finds an awful lot wrong with it and gets the builders ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/08/05 (Very useful, 237 readings)
Hi. Hot on the heels of my last James Herbert review on Moon I thought I would do one on my second favourite James Herbert novel – The Magic Cottage. This is my second favourite because the story is just so excellent and the cottage reminds me of my own. I will explain why a bit later. ----- What is the book about? Reading from the back of eth book; We thought we’d found our haven, a cottage deep in the heart of the forest. Charming, maybe a little run-down, but so peaceful. That was the first part of the magic. Midge’s painting and my music soared to new heights of creativity. That was another part of the magic. Our love for ... Read the complete review
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