Pig Island introduces us to Joe Oakes, a journalist who travels to Cuagach to debunk what he believes will be a hoax. On this remote Scottish Island, some dwellers believe that pigs are being used for satanic rituals, and furthermore, that they've seen the biforme, aka the devil himself. ... Read review
ean 9780553824865 title pig island sku st 0553824864 product category books comics ... more
magazines about speedy hen ltd by continuing with this checkout and ordering from speedy hen you are accepting our current terms and conditions details of which can be found by clicking here author biography mo hayder has written some of the most terrifying crime thrillers you will ever read her first novel birdman was hailed as a first class shocker by the guardian and her follow up the treatment was voted by the
This is a six books collection. Titles in this collection are: Gone, The Treatment, Pig ... more
Island , Birdman, Skin, Ritual After leaving school at fifteen, Mo Hayder worked as a barmaid, security guard, film-maker, hostess in a Tokyo club, educational administrator and teacher of English as a foreign language in Asia. She has an MA in creative writing from Bath Spa University, where she now teaches. SKIN When the decomposed body of a young woman is found near railway tracks just outside Bristol one morning, all indications are that she's committed suicide. That's how the police want it too; all neatly squared and tidied away. But DI Jack Caffery is not so sure. He is on the trail of someone predatory, someone who hides in the shadows and can slip into houses unseen. And for the first time in a very long time, he feels scared. Police Diver Flea Marley is working alongside Caffery. With the traumas of her past safely behind her, she's beginning to wonder whether their relationship could go beyond the professional. But then she finds something that changes everything. Not only is it far too close to home for comfort - it's so horrifying that she knows that nothing will ever be the same again. And this time, no one - not even Caffery - can help her ...
Characters lacked depth / ability to empathise with, not very clear
"...be the religious evil and pig slaughtering, whilst the other half is simply afraid and angry of the first half.
It seems the strange atmosphere, the 'discoveries', the devil on videotape and demarcation of the island has been enough to get Oakes' curiosity fully piqued. He sets out to explore the island and its strange goings-on, though what started off to be a hoax de-bunking is looking far more complex than he could have imagined.
The plot was ..."
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