I think that's how the goblin-boy was able to see us. It's the perfect prequel for Halloween; a month long creep-fest designed to celebrate the things that go bump in the night. I know most books will have at least one boring patch, but not this one. Born and raised in Dublin, she now lives in Virginia, Co. Another reason why I love Celine Kiernan's books is how she ends a story. I loved how the tension in the story slowly builds up until the reader suddenly finds themselves in the middle of a full blown nightmare.
The haunting of Dom is super-chilling and really weirded me out. It's the perfect prequel for Halloween; a month long creep-fest designed to celebrate the things that go bump in the night. The story is well crafted and I like that the setting is 1970s Ireland. Review by Young Mensan Zander H. After a fire at their house the family is forced to move to a seaside cottage.
Maybe everything else is just shining a bit less bright Ehhhh. What can I say about this beautiful book? I definitely look forward to more from this author and hope that Gerard Doyle will continue to narrate the authors books. A ghost story that encompasses heartache from two generations and the love brothers have for their twins--both living and dead. Sometimes a book is so beautifully written that I just have to sit back and bask in the fac Oh man. Anyway the mystery begins and eventually one of the brothers is possessed by the spirit of a soldier.
We were maybe a little bit like him. In real life, as a plot device, in movies, in fashion. If you need a good mystery with a twist, I suggest you go to your nearest Library and check out this book. The Irish dialect forces you to read carefully, however it adds an original element to the story. I think the fire changed us — me and Dom. Anyone who knows me knows I have a slightly unhealthy obsession with twins. Celine Kiernan is an award-winning author of fantasy novels for young adults.
Anyway the mystery begins and eventually one of the brothers is possessed by the spirit of a soldier. However, let the voice in your head use a great accent, and you'll be fine. Sometimes a book is so beautifully written that I just have to sit back and bask in the fact that I'm basically reading poetry. I know how crazy that sounds. I will reply as soon as possible, usually within 24 hours. And yet this book was every bit of amazing to me.
Now, however, the family is crammed into the place they usually only go for the long summer break. And I have to say. Both sets of twins in the book were quite interesting, especially as all that happens unfolds. Add tragedy and I'm bound to take a second look. Into The Grey by Celine Kiernan, the author of many award-winning fantasy books, delivers a ghost story that is anything but generic. The tension and atmosphere are genuinely creepy. Each chapter is unique and seamlessly pulls you to the next chapter.
The refreshing, multidimensional characters drive the story line and readers will connect with them because of the poignant and touching moments. Wow, was this a creepy read! Into the Grey defiantly earned it's spot on my favorite books list. But it's all part of the authenticity, which I loved. Talking about the authenticity, the book is set in Dublin in 1974. But often they fall short of my expectations quickly. Kiernan's beautiful writing is still there more of which I'll talk about later , but we get to sit in this one boy's emotions and thoughts quite a bit more than in any other character's.
So, here is the fantasy casting: Pat and Dom: had we a time machine The wonderful Robert Sheehan. I won't reveal much, because I don't want to ruin it for anyone. I recommend this to anyone and everyone. Soon Dom has become not-Dom, and Pat can sense that his brother is going to die, and their overwhelmed parents can't see what's happening. Unfortunately, the execution of the story and the fact that it was written in a boring manner left me very disappointed. I'm going to be honest. I shudder at the very idea of reading books about them or watching a television show featuring them or a film - hell, it's amazing that I could even sit through Scooby Doo.
How far would you go to save him? Honestly, I ran into the library and grabbed every book off of the kiosk in an effort to be quick and adventurous in my reading. It is a fifteen year-old boy's perspective. I hope she hasn't ruined me forever. How would you feel if your brother was being possessed and no one else knew? Kiernan sweeps the reader along, weaving the 'other world' into this novel with ease. A good spooky read that drew me in so well that time seemed to disappear within its pages.