Trelawny

Trelawny Isabelle Holland
  • Title: Trelawny
  • Author: Isabelle Holland
  • ISBN: 9780896213371
  • Page: 292
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Trelawny Isabelle Holland Trelawny Kit wouldn t rest until she exorcised the spirits of her scornful ancestors from the mammoth house which she now possessed Or so she thought until the house strangely began to take possession of her
    Kit wouldn t rest until she exorcised the spirits of her scornful ancestors from the mammoth house which she now possessed Or so she thought, until the house strangely began to take possession of her In the mysterious attics which spread like tentacles over the roof, legends of the past came to life Somewhere there lurked what remained of her lost, unrequited love, andKit wouldn t rest until she exorcised the spirits of her scornful ancestors from the mammoth house which she now possessed Or so she thought, until the house strangely began to take possession of her In the mysterious attics which spread like tentacles over the roof, legends of the past came to life Somewhere there lurked what remained of her lost, unrequited love, and he was coming to claim his kin.
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    About Isabelle Holland


    1. Isabelle Christian Holland born June 16, 1920 in Basel, Switzerland died February 9, 2002 was an author of children and adult fiction Her father was the American Consul in Liverpool, England during WWII She moved to America in 1940 due to the war She wrote Gothic novels, adult mysteries, romantic thrillers, and many books for children and young adults She wrote over 50 books in her lifetime, and was still working at the time of her death at age 81 in New York City.Two of her novels have been made into movies Bump in the Night, 1991,The Man Without a Face, 1993Both of these novels deal with issues or allegations of pedophilia.


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    1. This is an excellent specimen of the modern Gothic The final six pages alone contain at least nine hilariously head spinning plot twists, and such intricate interwoven impersonations that I am still not one hundred percent sure who several characters actually are.The huge, ghastly mansion Trelawny Fell has been held by the snooty Trelawny family since Nicholas Trelawny left his identical twin brother Giles behind in Cornwall and moved to Boston just in time for the American Revolution But Giles [...]

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    2. The start of a happy Isabelle Holland glom I first heard of this book through a blog mention somewhere I suspect it may have been Sarah Rees Brennan s post So I requested a copy through my library and ended up with the 1970s hardcover complete with original checkout card, but minus the paper cover sadly I like to think that it would have been like this Love.This was all kinds of modern Gothic goodness with a heaping of romance There was an over the top evil villain, mistaken identities galore wi [...]

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    3. I gave this book 5 starst because it is a literary masterpiece but because it was one of my very favorite books when I was in high school in the 80 s The book itself was a castaway from my mom and I snagged it before she threw it away, or sold it, or whatever she did with her old books It became a book that I read and reread numerous times through my young adulthood.The heroine finds out she is the sole heir to an old mansion that had been owned by a distant and very rich side of her family She [...]

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    4. This author knows how to pack an amazing amount of plot twists into one small book Most of it felt authentic and well done, with just a few details seeming unnecessary because they were simply tossed out, matched nothing from the build up, and then left to hang without any follow up For the most part, however, I enjoyed the read and would recommend it A decent rainy day book.

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    5. I ve had this book since 1976 The book as 251 pages not 403.

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    6. Good fun, if fairly formulaic How did I survive without The Gothic Novel

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