The Hundred and Ninety-nine Steps - Michel Faber Reviews
Description:ISBN 1841953288 / Author: Michel Faber / Genre: Fiction / Part historical thriller, part gothic romance, part ghost story.
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by - written on 14/03/12, updated on 14/03/12 (Very useful, 38 readings)
This is a review of 'The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps' by Michel Faber, an author that I have read before, in fact 'Under the Skin' was one of the most haunting and scary books I ever read and have returned to a few times. In short, 199 Steps was written in 2001 and refers to the famous steps at Whitby which lead up to the Abbey. I have trod these steps many times in my life and thought it sounded like a 'must read' book. I would have liked to read this book in an idle B&B moment in Whitby but it didn't look like that would happen any time soon. Unusual This book begins with a strange concept. The author was invited to the abbey to write a short ... Read the complete review
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