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Is Hill the new King?

Advantages: Great story telling techniques, Interesting characters, A good read
Disadvantages: A bit too long

Introduction I bought Heart Shaped Box'' on its original hard back release for one reason only; the writer. Joe Hill is the son of my favourite author Stephen King and I was intrigued to see if he had inherited his fathers writing talent. Altho ...

Drewster-Rooster 03.12.2011 · Read full review
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The perils of internet shopping

Advantages: Creepy, exciting, great characters, well written
Disadvantages: A bit long winded in places

Joe Hill I first heard of Joe Hill when I picked up his second novel, Horns in the library simply because I liked the cover. I know, I know – the one thing you should never do but sometimes it pays off and I really enjoyed the weird story of a tormen ...

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The dead man's suit

Advantages: exciting, fetching characters, ghost story, rock star theme, unique
Disadvantages: none

Today I'd like to review the novel ,,Heart-Shaped Box" by Joel Hill. The dead man's suit I picked this book up after I saw an interview with Gerard Way, singer of my favourite Band My Chemical Romance. In the interview he was asked what he was re ...

morticiaaddams 27.09.2011 · Read full review
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Check under the bed before going to sleep

Advantages: I liked how it made you feel uneasy when you read it.
Disadvantages: I wasn't that keen on the ending.

I enjoyed this book, it makes you look behind you and look under the bed and in the cupboad before going to sleep. It's creepy but a little unrealistic. The book keeps you hooked and you want to know what happens. I didn't really like the ending though, I ...

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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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