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Started 02/09/2009 20:30:36 by Sue69. Topic has 21 reply(s).

Sue69

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The Birthing House
#1 Posted 02/09/2009 20:30:36
The Birthing House

The Birthing House
Christopher Ransom

Recently read this & cant quite make my mind up about it...its good but I'm not sure if I've just watched & read too may ghost stories but I was exepecting a bit more considering its meant to be ..'the scariest book since the Shining..', just wondered what others thought about it

 

vikki1

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#2 Posted 03/09/2009 18:36:33

Never heard of it but I might just go on a hunt for it. Seems interesting.

 

Sue69

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#3 Posted 03/09/2009 21:44:52

My copies up for sale if you want to give it a try, willing to discount if interested...let me know what you think if you do read it.

 

vikki1

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#4 Posted 04/09/2009 14:19:21

Just bought it now. Will add it to my TBR pile and let you know what I think.

 

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#5 Posted 05/09/2009 11:35:48

Excellent thanks, its on its way to you..enjoy

 

vikki1

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#6 Posted 05/09/2009 17:07:53

Thanks. Will mark as received when it arrives and let you know what I think of it.

 

vikki1

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#7 Posted 08/09/2009 20:42:05

Got it thanks!

 

Nicola 0711

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#8 Posted 30/09/2009 17:03:22

This book is on my OH 'to-read' pile... Posted a comment on 'What You're Reading' section and most people didn't enjoy it. Is it worth giving it a go do you think?

 

Sue69

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#9 Posted 30/09/2009 19:02:08

I'd never say to anyone 'dont read that', cos everyone's different, you may enjoy it. For me it wasnt a bad book, I just couldnt make my mind up cos I had read so many similar things.

I'd say take on board the comments given on the forum and then give the book a go. You will never know unless you read it!

Edited: spelling (30/09/2009 19:07:43) 

Lynnair

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#10 Posted 02/10/2009 19:19:30

Started well but fizzled out as so many of these books do. Have never read The Shining but if the film is anything to go by cannot believe it is anywhere near as good as.

 

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#11 Posted 21/03/2010 22:30:25

worst book ever for me. bought this book in may 09, just managed to force myself to finish it last month :s

 

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#12 Posted 18/07/2010 13:49:35

I have it on my Amazon wish list,haven't been really tepted to buy it tho.I might wait till it goes down in price.

 

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#13 Posted 04/11/2010 07:28:54

bought my copy from the works for £1.00, they now have his second book the haunting of james hastings would highly recommend seriously spooky

 

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#14 Posted 16/11/2010 19:52:10

ive got it next to my book allong with apartment 16 to read - looking forward to both so no doubt that will mean they will not be scary! lol

 

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#15 Posted 10/12/2010 22:06:51

I read it a few months back, it started off really good, kept me hooked but the ending was a big disappointment for me.

 

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#16 Posted 13/12/2010 21:05:07

ive given up on the birthing house due to snakes being mentioned and i have a phobia so didnt risk going any further, as for apartment 16 read 150 pages so far but I am not getting on well with the characters, not sure why so gone back to some crime titles instead for now.

 

merci beaucoup

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#17 Posted 05/03/2011 10:02:59

was really disappointed with this one myself. Would not recommend to anyone.

 

LucyLou

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#18 Posted 16/03/2011 16:07:25

amazing book i love this

 

Purple Peter

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#19 Posted 06/11/2011 22:47:27

AWFUL!!!! It started well, then just degenerated into a pile of garbage. The author says he doesn't like to reasearch thesubjects in his books and I have to say that shows.
Interestingly I read that someone read one of hisother books and they thought it started off well, then went off.
To sum up, it went from sinister to silly.
theres a photo inside the cover thats actually more creepy than the book it's self

Edited: spelling as usual! (06/11/2011 22:48:01) 

MissyPip9

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#20 Posted 17/11/2011 14:25:18

Oh dear, these comments are very mixed. It doesn't sound very promising. I think I may have to put this one to the bottom of my to read pile! There's nothing worse than getting to the end of a book and thinking it was a waste of time, especially when there are so many other books I could be reading and enjoying!

 

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#21 Posted 10/06/2012 16:11:05

I read both his The Haunting Of James Hastings and The People Next Door. I much preferred the The People Next Door, THOJH was ok it had some good bits but most of the way through i was confused as to what the hell was going on. I haven't read the birthing house yet but i know a few people who have and they found the ending to be confusing!

 

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#22 Posted 13/04/2013 14:22:42

I have read the Birthing House its really good, i loved the cover too. I love interesting book covers.