The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

by Stuart Turton | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 1408889579 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingCassandra2020wing of Roslin, Scotland United Kingdom on 1/24/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by wingCassandra2020wing from Roslin, Scotland United Kingdom on Friday, January 24, 2020
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Journal Entry 2 by wingCassandra2020wing at Roslin, Scotland United Kingdom on Friday, January 24, 2020
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton - V Good

I think most people know that I love a crime novel. In particular vintage/golden age crime and my favourite is Agatha Christie. What is probably less well known is that I love science fiction too. This book ticked all the boxes. Agatha Christie meets Groundhog Day meets, hmmm, Quantum Leap?

A Country House setting. A house party. Every day Aiden Bishop wakes up inhabiting a different guest. Every day the Hosts' daughter Evelyn is murdered. Every day Aiden trys to work out who is the murderer and tries to save her. The thing is, he doesn't remember everything from the previous host, sometimes he doesn't even remember who he really is let alone why he's there.

Now that sounds confusing, and in some respects it is, but it's only the confusion he feels as he awakes and doesn't know who he is or where he is or why..... until it dawns on him what is going on, often as he witnesses the same scene as yesterday but from a different perspective. Slowly he (and the reader) builds up a fuller picture. You begin to feel you know what's going on and that's when the author throws in a twist or two. Some you see coming, most you don't. Certainly, I didn't see the final twist.

A great read, thoroughly recommended.

Journal Entry 3 by wingCassandra2020wing at Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Friday, January 24, 2020

Released 3 wks ago (1/26/2020 UTC) at Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

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Journal Entry 4 by LittleSuz at Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Sunday, January 26, 2020
Picked up at the Old Gang meetup after hearing several enthusiastic reviews, thank you.

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