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The Ghosts of Sleath

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There are some books that, while by no means perfect, are exactly what they should be, and unapologetically so. This is one of those. It's a nasty, gruesome ghost story, a late-night creature feature with enough brains and wit to charm you along. This is a typical James Herbert book. The characters, the story, events, love affair (and there always has to be a love affair, no matter how far-fetched/implausible) and ending - all classical in his writing style. a b c d Holland, Steve (21 March 2013). "James Herbert obituary". Guardian.co.uk. London . Retrieved 24 March 2013.

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Herbert's final novel has an eerie political edge. Ash imagines Princess Diana and her secret son as well as Lord Lucan, Colonel Gaddafi and Robert Maxwell living together in a Scottish castle. [15] A charming and persuasive entry that will leave readers impatiently awaiting the concluding volume. Three years after a nervous breakdown induced by the events of Haunted, parapsychologist David Ash remains dedicated to exposing hoaxes, but has been irresistibly convinced of the actuality of ghosts. Cabell, Craig (2003). James Herbert: Devil in the Dark. United Kingdom: John Blake Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84358-059-1.

Spark, Alasdair (1993). "Horrible Writing: the Early Fiction of James Herbert". In Bloom, Clive (ed.). Creepers: British Horror & Fantasy in the Twentieth Century. London: Pluto Press. pp.147–160. ISBN 9780745306650.

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Clásica novela de fantasmas de uno de los escritores más representativos del género, que a lo largo de las más de cuatrocientas páginas que tiene Los fantasmas de Sleath nos presenta todas y cada una de las características de este tipo de historias: personajes extraños, fenómenos incomprensibles, una investigación peligrosa... elementos habituales de los libros de terror que sin embargo conforman una buena novela gracias al buen hacer de su autor. Although many have found the ending of the tale too loose, with too many unaccounted for threads to the storyline needing to be tied off, it has to be said that it does still deliver a hell of a final punch regardless. The novel is certainly a tension builder as well as one that just keeps on escalating in pace throughout. And at the very ending, Herbert pulls out all the stops and finishes with (if nothing else) a fitting and impactful finale. The second book with David Ash as its main protagonist. If you haven't read the first do, do so prior to reading this one, as it will definitely spoil the end of the first book.For pace and sheer enjoyment alone, Herbert's ‘The Ghosts Of Sleath ’ is up there with some of the best of this talented author’s work. Combined with the other two novels in the trilogy - as a set they truly are an often underrated masterpiece of contemporary horror literature and certainly a must read for all fans of Herbert's earlier work. A reissue of James Herbert's terrifying tale of a psychic investigator whose case makes him fear for his own sanity The second installment involving paranormal investigator, David Ash, the Ghosts of Sleath takes our skeptical enquirer to the quaint sleepy English countryside village of Sleath, which has suddenly fallen prey to sudden numerous hauntings. Once there, Ash begins to have his own ghostly experiences, and aided by the daughter of the town vicar, they begin to unearth something far more terrible and horrifying than mere ghosts. This was an excellent read by James Herbert. Sleath is a picturesque village located in the Chiltern hills in England but something's amiss: the dead are returning . . . and they want revenge. Elemental Barrier: When the hauntings escalate, an uncannily dense fog descends on Sleath, to deliberately enclose the village.

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a b Weber, Bruce (24 March 2013). "James Herbert, British Horror Novelist, Dies at 69". The New York Times.

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Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. One of 500 copies of the unedited, uncorrected typescript of 'The Ghosts of Sleath', signed by the author, this is 17/500. Some wear & bumps to soft covers and minor damage to plastic ring binder.internally clean & bright. Signed by Author(s). Williamson, J.N., ed. (1988). The Best of Masques. New York City: Berkley Books. ISBN 978-0-425-10693-8.

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