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Community Level 7randy_edith

randy_edith

Creepy Hall

AdvantagesIt is very entertaining

DisadvantagesMaybe too long

"...have read a book called the Secret of Crickley Hall by James Herbert. I have read other books by this author and have enjoyed them all but I think this one is the best one so far. It is not horrific but an old fashioned ghost story which I seem to be reading a lot of now I am older and feeling braver. The book is very long because it contains over 600 pages but once I started it I was engrossed in the stroyline and the plot and the characters were ..." Read review
09.12.2011

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Community Level 1belgarion04

belgarion04

Some secrets are best left buried or are they ?

AdvantagesA fine read that builds the tension upto a horrifying climax

DisadvantagesDisturbing and graphic details of murders of children

"The Secret Of Crickley Hall is James Herberts latest horror thriller and should not disappoint but it should disturb you as it concerns the deaths of eleven young children and their teacher during a catastrophic flood in Hollow Bay during the 2nd world war. The book begins where children are hiding and cowering in fear, knowing that something terrible is coming for them and knowing there is no way of escaping this terror, then the screaming begins... Crickley ..." Read review
21.12.2006

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Community Level 1puf1973

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"Absolutely one of the best James Herbert ever - the only bad thing about reading this book was you have to put it down to go to bed !!
09.08.2007

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MaldivesHoliday

The Secret of Crickley Hall.

AdvantagesFANTASTIC READ

DisadvantagesNOTHING

"The Secret of Crickley Hall. ==================== We begin the book at Crickley Hall and right from the start you can feel that this place is a troubled place, a place of great unhappiness and evil. The book initially centres around the family Caleigh. Father Gabe, his wife Eve and their two daughters Cally and Loren. They have an unhappy past, there should have been a son, Cameron, who disappeared one day and has never been seen since. This ..." Read review
11.02.2009

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The secret of Crickley hall

AdvantagesA great book and gripping storyline

Disadvantagesnone

"...mum said she would like the book and i thought it sounded a great book to read. The secret of Crickley hall is about the Caleigh family Gabe, the father, Loren, the eldest daughter, Cally (Catherine) the youngest daughter and Eve,the mother who move to Devon temporarily so Gabe can work and so that Eve can get over the loss of losing her son who went missing in the park a year ago. When Eve sees Crickley hall outside she doesnt like the place ..." Read review
12.02.2008

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Community Level 1smitty91

smitty91

gripping to the end

Advantageswell worth the read, gripping yet origional ending.

Disadvantagesslow to start

"...james herberts writings to be the same, do not expect to just pick this up and be interested straight away as it will just not happen and will take a few chapters worth before it starts getting interesting, despite the fairly slow start this book gripped me to the very end, herbert truely knew what to do when it came to keeping the readers interest, the book is generally about a family who move into a house, which they didn't realize was haunted by ..." Read review
26.01.2008

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Community Level 1sweetp456

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"Truly creepy, twists and turns, Herbert keeps you hanging on his every word, horror at its best. His charecters are realistic and you cant help but have sympathy for their plight, especially the children, scary and heartbreaking.
29.08.2008

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Community Level 1DancingKate

DancingKate

Crikley Hall

AdvantagesKeeps you guessing till the end

Disadvantagesnone

"...ill over Xmas it was the perfect tonic and excuse to stay in bed. A book well worth reading with the usual brilliance expected from the author. The beginning of the story has so many possibilities that you are kept guessing as to what could be occurring within Crickley Hall to cause the weirdness. There is a vast array of characters and depending upon your view of life it will be a personal choice as to whom the lead character within the novel ..." Read review
25.08.2008

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