Caroline Lawrence | 23 May 2013 | Caroline Lawrence

Apart from Cirque du Freak, I haven't read any of Darren Shan's books, mainly because horror isn't a genre than appeals to me. However, I just read this and thought it was FABULOUS. It is a kind of spiritual thriller and reminds me of some of the Syriac manuscripts I read when I was studying Hebrew and Jewish studies at SOAS. Written simply yet clearly, Hagurosan is a gripping book with an uplifting message.

 

Caroline Lawrence - author of Roman Mysteries, and P.K. Pinkerton Mysteries.

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