Sunday, 17 April 2011
Beyond Black - Hilary Mantel
Review - This book was highly recommended to me by some colleagues. Yes, it is a good book and well written but it didn't really hit the spot for me. I am a sceptic when it comes to clairvoyance, crystal balls, palmistry etc, and maybe that is why the book didn't really grab me.
Alison has not had the best upbringing, raised by a terrible mother who had tried to get rid of her baby. This "gift" was obviously already in the family, but Alison's mother had another way of earning money. Therefore, it is not surprising that Alison is haunted by some terrible ghosts from the past that she must confront before she can rid herself of these demons. 3*