The Girl On The Landing

by Paul Torday | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780753823408 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingcally-cwing of Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on 2/18/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by wingcally-cwing from Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Thursday, February 18, 2010
Review
'The best book of the year...a truly astonishing take on what appears on the surface to be mental illness and turns out to be something far darker' -- Virginia Blackburn SUNDAY EXPRESS 'This is an exciting novel - part love story, part psychological thriller - which confounds your expectations as it tightens its grip.' -- John Koski YOU, MAIL ON SUNDAY 'The story of Michael Gascoigne's strange affinity with the wilderness unravels slowly, tantalisingly...' GUARDIAN 'Torday carries off a surprising, suspenseful update of Stevenson in the 21st-century Jekyll-and-Hyde thriller.' OBSERVER 'Torday is clearly having fun' SUNDAY TIMES 'A highly unusual fusion of atmospheric ghost story and sensitive protrayal of mental illness' GOOD BOOK GUIDE

Journal Entry 2 by wingcally-cwing at Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, May 22, 2012
I enjoyed the twists and turns in this novel & the way in which it keeps you guessing.

Journal Entry 3 by wingcally-cwing at The Kitchen Coffee Shop in Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Saturday, June 02, 2012

Released 7 yrs ago (6/2/2012 UTC) at The Kitchen Coffee Shop in Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom

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Journal Entry 4 by bigcurlyloz at Fordham, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom on Saturday, June 16, 2012
My partner and I had just spent a tiring day looking at rooms to rent ahead of him starting a new job in Derby. We had stopped for a cup of tea before driving back to Cambridgeshire and I was so excited to find a bookcrossing zone hidden away at the back of the teashop! I not only had a lovely cup of tea and a lemon tart but picked up two books. I couldn't resist!

Journal Entry 5 by bigcurlyloz at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom on Sunday, July 09, 2017
I found this quite disappointing and didn't enjoy the possible supernatural interpretation. Page-turning, but unsatisfying (for me).

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