Read-a-long of The Twisted Ones

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Re: Read-a-long of The Twisted Ones

Post by Gravy » 01 Nov 2019, 03:26

I wish it were scary. :lol:

One thing that I love is the sound. It was very clever. It's something that is easily imagined, really heard, and is a very distinct sound, so it plays well. :)
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Post by Gravy » 06 Nov 2019, 19:33

I finished it. I enjoyed it, a lot in some ways.
But I'm kind of disappointed because it wasn't explained why Cotgrave had to write that down. What did it get him? It was just such a big deal, not having it come to anything feels wrong.

I found the author's note very interesting, and apparently have a new thing to read!
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Post by gali » 06 Nov 2019, 23:30

I liked the atmosphere of the book as well.

I agree, the ending was rather weak. I enjoyed the book, so I rated it 3/4.

What new read? I probably missed that.
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Post by Gravy » 07 Nov 2019, 08:12

"The White People" by Arthur Machen

Cotgrave's lost book (and the manuscript he wrote) is based on it.
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Post by gali » 07 Nov 2019, 08:27

Gravy wrote:
07 Nov 2019, 08:12
"The White People" by Arthur Machen

Cotgrave's lost book (and the manuscript he wrote) is based on it.
Oh, thank you.
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Post by Gravy » 08 Nov 2019, 02:47

Welcome :tiphat:
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