Virgins and Martyrs

Simon Maginn


Virgins and Martyrs

Virgins and Martyrs

  • Title: Virgins and Martyrs
  • Author: Simon Maginn
  • ISBN: 9781565049239
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Paperback



You look like you re going to fit in nicely These ominous words are spoken by a young scholar s new landlord The new apartment is supposed to bring a fresh approach to his thesis on the 14th century executions of women suspected of being witches But his environment starts to taunt him with the same themes as in his books, and he has a vision of a hand with a nail thro You look like you re going to fit in nicely These ominous words are spoken by a young scholar s new landlord The new apartment is supposed to bring a fresh approach to his thesis on the 14th century executions of women suspected of being witches But his environment starts to taunt him with the same themes as in his books, and he has a vision of a hand with a nail through it, and things start falling apart This intense, inward novel adroitly combines the gradual slip sliding of reality of a classically weird tale and the well paced suspense of a crime thriller.


Recent Comments "Virgins and Martyrs"

The concept of this book intrigued me, although the "back of the book" description just contains a fairly mundane detective story with hints at the paranormal. Superimposing the title and cover art over the description pulled me in and set my expectations for an interesting murder mystery with strange religious overtones.CharactersThere are five "main" characters in the book: Daniel, Wendy, the skinhead, the professor, and the detective inspector.Daniel's character was intriguing to me as an int [...]

3.5 stars.Goed geschreven en spannend!

It was a pretty standard story. I enjoyed reading it to pass time but there really isn't much in the book that keeps you entertained. It slogs on a little too much in certain areas.

creepy and contagious.


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