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  1. says:

    45 insightful melancholic and atmospheric stars 2015 Honorable Mention Read Mr Harwood has written a very very fine book hereThis book will appeal to those readers that love a Victorian Gothic that has elements of mystery the supernatural romantic and familial love and deeply etched characters that think thoroughly feel deeply and reflect on their own and others actionsAt first I thought this book was a series of inter

  2. says:

    okay it is high time i remove myself from the victorian gothic for a little while everything is blurring together

  3. says:

    THE SEANCE by John Harwood is a gothic Victorian style mystery I have to say that I really enjoyed the author's writing style and will be searching out other books by him in the near future Using the techniue of telling the tale with

  4. says:

    I just finished this as part of a book group read and is not my usual type of read As a fact it’s my first “ghost” story I readbesides kids spooky Halloween comicsSet in the later eighteen hundreds Constance lost her sister and her grieving mother At first it was my impression that “The Séance” would take off as Constance takes her mother to see one to make her feel better about her lost daughter

  5. says:

    This book was a strange one I went into this with low expectations as I'd seen a review prior to picking this up which emphasised how little of the supernatural was present in the storyline I honestly think The Séance as a title is

  6. says:

    This definitely satisfied my urge for a gothic mystery

  7. says:

    There is a good story here but it is buried beneath the tedium of excessive Victorian pleasantries and feints too clever for their own good The late Nineteenth Century setting is perfect for this sort of story as superstition and mystery are still commonplace although being gradually worn away by the advance of science and technology The characters attempt to provide rational and scientific explanations for phenomena but retain the hopes

  8. says:

    Review from BadelyngeThe Seance by John Harwood is set in the 1880s and is the story of Constance Langton She becomes involved in spiritualism in an effort to lift her mother from the crippling grief of losing a c

  9. says:

    I know this book was not for everybody and I totally understand way but I absolutely loved and enjoyed it so much I actually pick t

  10. says:

    I rated John Harwood's debut novel The Ghost Writer 2 stars but this second novel is definitely a big improvement and kept me interested and creeped out the entire time I was reading it The Seance is certainly a send up of all the classic Victorian gothics of the 19th century without all the flowery and overly melodramatic dialogue Harwood's prose is almost flawless in it's execution and he is a master in drawing the reader into

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The Seance

E to coax her mother back to health Constance takes her to a séance perhaps she will find comfort from beyond the grave But the meeting has tragic conseuences Constance is left alone her only legacy a mysterious beuest that will blight her lifeSo begins The Séance John Harwood’s brilliant second novel a gripping dark mystery set in late Victorian England It is a world of apparitions of disappearances and unnatur This book was a strange one I went into this with low expectations as I d seen a review prior to picking this up which emphasised how little of the supernatural was

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A haunting tale of apparitions a cursed manor house and two generations of women determined to discover the truth by the author of The Ghost WriterSell the Hall unseen; burn it to the ground and plow the earth with salt if you will; but never live there ” Constance Langton grows up in a household marked by death her father distant her mother in perpetual mourning for Constance’s sister the child she lostDesperat THE SEANCE by John Harwood is a gothic Victorian style mystery I have to say that I really enjoyed the author s writing style and will be searching out other books b

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Al phenomena of betrayal and blackmail and black hearted villains and murder For Constance’s beuest comes in two parts a house and a mystery Years before a family disappeared atWraxford Hall a decaying mansion in the English countryside with a sinister reputationNow the Hall belongs to Constance And she must descend into the darkness at the heart of theWraxford Mystery to find the truth even at the cost of her lif Review from BadelyngeThe Seance by John Harwood is set in the 1880s and is the story of Constance Langton She becomes involved in spiritualism in an effort to lift h

  • Paperback
  • 336
  • The Seance
  • John Harwood
  • English
  • 09 April 2019
  • 9780547247823

About the Author: John Harwood

John Harwood is the author of two previous novels of Victorian Gothic suspense Aside from fiction his published work includes biography poetry political journalism and literary history His acclaimed first novel The Ghost Writer won the International Horror Guild's First Novel Award He lives in Hobart Australia