Ghostheart by Roger Jon Ellory

Ghostheart

Roger Jon Ellory

You'd expect something different from a book recommended by both The Sunday Telegraph and The Big Issue and Ghostheart certainly deliveries. Part thriller, part Holocaust lesson, part search for a meaning to her life by its modern 30-something heroine, the book rarely disappoints - though the upbeat ending didn't quite ring true for me.

Extract

Later, much later, Annie O'Neill would wonder why she had been so trusting. Hadn't it always gone this way? Hadn't it always been far more complicated than she had let herself believe? Perhaps, perhaps not.

Parallels
  • The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • The Gospel of Judas by Simon Mawer

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