The Devil You Know - Mike Carey Reviews
Description:ISBN 1841494135 / Author: Mike Carey / Genre: Horror
Newest Review: ... is fast paced and is a bit of a cross between a detective story and a horror story, which I found quite well. The character ... more
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by - written on 14/04/10 (Very useful, 14 readings)
This review is for the paperback book "The Devil You Know" by Mike Carey, part of the Felix Castor series. The book was first published in 2006 by Orbit, but is still in print. Mike Carey has spent many recent years in the comic genre, but this is his first novel. The book is a supernatural and detective thriller which is set in London and the main character is Felix Castor, and we see the book from his eyes. Castor works independently as an exorcist who is called into a London property to remove a ghost. He gets deeper and deeper into the darkness the more he discovers about the ghost. Castor discovers that the ghost is of a woman, and ... Read the complete review
by - written on 27/11/07 (Very useful, 75 readings)
If you allowed 70s children's TV shows to rule your life you would believe that 'Rent-a-Ghost' was your port of call for the supernatural. What could be more useful against an enraged werewolf than a strangely bearded man dressed as a jester? His mad chuckles aren't going to get him too far with fangs at his neck. Perhaps you lean to more modern TV viewing and you would hire strangely camp Liverpudlian Derek Acorah? I'm afraid that this con man is unlikely to be much help if a real ghost turned up; he would too busy hiding in the corner behind piles of cash made up of donations from gullible viewers. In a world that might actually contain dangerous monster, ghoulies Read the complete review
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