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The Ghost Writer
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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Plagued with unpleasant memories of his mother's death, shy librarian Gerard Freeman becomes obsessed with the manuscript of a century-old ghost story written by his great-grandmother and entrusted to his care. Reprint.
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JackOBotts
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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A bonus selection c/o @MaleficentBookDragon for this round of #LMPBC. It took some time to get into, but was ultimately an enjoyable read. While I won‘t go back for a re-read it would be intriguing to see the hints dropped along the way building to the big reveal. The stories w/in the story were tough to follow at times, though I understand their use and did enjoy The Revenant. ⭐️⭐️⭐️+ (3.5 ⭐️).

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MaleficentBookDragon
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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It was 2 and 2, so I literally flipped a coin. The winner for my pick for #LMPBC #ROUND12 #GroupW is The Ghost Writer!

BookwormAHN Sounds good 👻 5mo
JackOBotts 🙌🏼💜 5mo
JackOBotts @MaleficentBookDragon @Reggie @BookwormAHN - thoughts on pen color selections to distinguish between readers? I‘m happy to grab green💚 5mo
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Reggie I‘ll take 🎃. Also, I decided to go with The Red Church. I‘m sure we all know how it works but just in case. The email with the order of how we signed up is the mail order with the person on the bottom mailing to the person in the top. Don‘t be afraid to mark the book and even if you want to draw a picture on my book, go for it. Happy reading! @MaleficentBookDragon @JackOBotts @BookwormAHN 5mo
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Christy2318
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👻👻👻👻 I loved the #Victorian #gothic homage tone of the book but the usage of the 4 #ghost stories written by the great grandmother didn‘t totally work for me. While The Revenant tied into the plot, the other stories made the overall story disjointed. My other quibble is Gerard is in the too stupid to live category of main characters. It‘s an open ending but I assume he died due to STUPIDITY. #scarathlon #teamstoker @TheReadingMermaid

BeansPage 🧟‍♀️ 2y
Cathythoughts Great cover 2y
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TheSpineView
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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StayCurious Spooky cover 2y
Eggs Good choice 👏🏻👏🏻👻 2y
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bookkeeper26
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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Starting this one tonight have heard good reviews..what do you think?

bookkeeper26 Having a hard time with this one..any thoughts?? 4y
RaimeyGallant Have you tried clicking into the book and seeing if any Littens have reviewed it? 4y
bookkeeper26 Couldn't find it in me to finish this book..so so the writing style not my favorite. 3y
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bookkeeper26
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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My book haul! Cant wait to start one which one do u think first???

BlameJennyJane They are each so unique! 4y
EscapedAcademic Night Circus is the only one I‘ve read, but I LOVED it. So atmospheric. 4y
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MrBook
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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#TBRtemptation post 1! Viola Hatherly was a writer of ghost stories in the 1890s. Her great-grandson in Australia discovered her work in a secret drawer. His life is irrevocably changed. Why does his mother attempt to protect him from old manuscripts? Why should they entwine around his own life? He'll find out in London with the terror of a real-life ghost story. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

Libby1 @MrBook - you're killin' me! I just added all 3 to Mount TBR! 😜 4y
PirateJenny This one is soooo good. So is his second, The Seance. I have yet to.read his third but it's sitting on a small table in my bedroom for the books I'm getting to super soon. 4y
JazzFeathers @MrBook you should stop recommanding good books today. My TBR pile is already tall enough! 4y
MrBook @Libby1 @JazzFeathers 😂👏🏻🙌🏻👍🏻 Muah hah hah! 4y
Avanders I. Loved. This. Book. 4y
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LeahBergen
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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I haven't read this novel with a #bookwithinabook yet but it DOES sound atmospheric and a teeny bit creepy. 😬 #ReadJanuary

BookishBlonde12 Can't wait to hear your thoughts?! 😁 5y
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Sweettartlaura
The Ghost Writer | John Harwood
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Sometimes I hold onto books just to remind me to keep tabs on the author. This is one of those. A great spooky story... & I just looked him up - he's got more! 😊

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