[EPUB] ✼ Shades of Darkness Author Robert Westall – Loanexpress.us

Shades of Darkness Another Fine Collection Of Short Stories By The Late British Author Westall S Tales Are Spooky And Eerie, Rather Than Downright Scary He Creates Likable Characters And Effectively Sets Them In Slightly Supernatural Situations The Haunting Of Chas McGill, For Example, Is A Gem Of A Tale, Perfectly Plotted During The London Blitz In 1939, A Boy Discovers That A Deserting British Soldier Or Perhaps His Ghost Is Hiding Out In The Old School Into Which He Has Moved He Comes Up With A Way To Save The Soldier, But In A Delicious Twist, His Scheme Has A Surprising Effect On His Own Family Most Of The Stories Are Equally Satisfying Five Of Them Feature Adult Characters Exclusively They Are Excellent, But Seem Slightly Out Of Place, Especially Since Westall Created Such Memorable Children In Stories Like Fifty Fafty And The Red House Clock, The Thoughts And Feelings Of The Boys Who Narrate Are Fascinating When Supernatural Elements Subtly Appear Towards The End Of These Stories, They Have A Significant Impact Because Readers Are Already So Involved With The Lives Of The Characters Three Of The Eleven Stories Also Appear In The Call And Other Stories Viking, 1993 One Has Not Been Previously Published Some Are From Out Of Print Collections A Treat For Horror Fans As Well As For Those Who Appreciate Well Told Short Stories School Library Journal

[EPUB] ✼ Shades of Darkness  Author Robert Westall – Loanexpress.us
  • Hardcover
  • 312 pages
  • Shades of Darkness
  • Robert Westall
  • English
  • 15 September 2017
  • 0374367582

    10 thoughts on “[EPUB] ✼ Shades of Darkness Author Robert Westall – Loanexpress.us


  1. says:

    After several disappointing stories, I skimmed the rest why I m not marking this as Read , and still nothing sparked I didn t have high hopes anyway my library sucks like no library has ever sucked in the history of time and didn t have any of ...


  2. says:

    There s something a bit odd about a book which consists of collected short stories from other books of short stories by the same author, although in fairness one of these 11 stories has never previously been published, and another was published only in an anthology Still n all.And, of course, as it turns out, the assay of excellence in this collection is only marginally higher than that of the original collections But there are good stories here, among them my two favorite Westalls, The There s something a bit odd about a book which consists of collected short stories from other books of short stories by the same author, although in fairness one of these 11 stories has never previously been published, and another was published only in an anthology Still n all.And, of course, as it turns out, the assay of excellence in this collection is only marginally higher than that of the original collections But there are...


  3. says:

    This book is beyond amazing It really makes u think, and I would recommend it to anyone If u r in need of a good book, definitely consider this Teddy


  4. says:

    I found this book in the Library and it was a really good read some stories where far better than others.

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