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I SHAG DEAD PEOPLE

Advantages: What a twist in the tale!!
Disadvantages: Hate those naughty scenes

How do I write about a review about one of James Herbert's finest books? 'Spose I'll start at the beginning and work my way through! The Psychical Research Institute investigates stories of psychic phenomenon, mediums, spiritualist, ghosts, etc. They b ...

Emma1973 23.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Haunted - James Herbert

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Haunted

Advantages: Creepy storyline
Disadvantages: None

I read this one after The Ghosts of Sleath which features the same central character, this is a physic investigator called David Ash. This book however is actually the first featuring this character and as such I read them in the wrong order, this however ...

Mickm9 09.02.2001 · Read full review
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Trashy Classic Horror

Advantages: A very easy read - with an unexpected twist!
Disadvantages: A bit cheesy - especially the film

This is a classic scary story... it was the first I read by James Herbert and it got me hooked! It is a trashy horror - a nice easy read - but I wouldn't reccommend reading it alone in bed! It's so good that a film was made based on this book - film ...

amylovelace 19.10.2007 · Read full review
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Advantages: As with many of James Herbert's books the story is intense and his writing style helps you to feel as though you are there in the book. It is a wonderful story with twists and turns.
Disadvantages: The book was made into a film and if you have seen the film it is a little hard to get the images of the screen characters out of you head, especially David. Also please make sure you read this before 'The Ghosts of Sleath' as this is the sequal.

...read 'The Ghosts of Sleath' before I read 'Haunted', however i had seen the film. I did not orignialy connect the two, but on realising that Haunted was the prequal I had to read it. As with his other books, you are drawn into the situation. In the ...

Emzie-bab 14.08.2004 · Read full review
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The Not Haunting of James Hastings

Advantages: Passes the time
Disadvantages: Too many plot holes and inconsistencies. Poor characterisation. Unoriginal

Synopsis Professional look-a-like James Hastings is crushed when his wife Stacey is killed in a tragic hit-and-run accident. Retreating into his large home Hastings' life has become an endless cycle of mexican beer, telescope voyeurism and days spe ...

ben-lloyd 11.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Haunting of James Hastings - Christopher Ransom

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