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MOBI ☆ DOC The Widow of Ratchets 9780441887705 FREE Æ Here is a gothic tale in the finest tradition of Thomas Tryon Victoria Holt and Phyllis Whitney an auspicious debut for Owen Brookes The Widow of Ratchets tells the slightly supernatural and highly ominous story of American Lyndsay Kramer Dolben an attractive newlywed who Ratchets the remote village where Michael's family has lived for centuries But even before the funeral arrangements are completed Lyndsay begins to suspect that the traditions of the town and its inhabitants especially their unorthodox reverence for the Land are frightening and peculiar The unraveling of these ancient and bloody fertility rituals and incestuous primitive taboos keeps her intellectually and e 4 stars I really liked it but this isn't uality literatureThis is another 70s gothic I'm addicted and if you can ignore some of the datedoffensive elements super rational men slapping hysterical women and such and some of the lurid details par for the course with the genre it's an interesting English cult story with some good twists

Owen Brookes ☆ The Widow of Ratchets PDF

Motionally occupied for the remainder of this awesome and gripping story Through Lyndsay's eyes and actions we come to understand the formidable powers of the earth Owen Brookes has written a masterful tour de force an occult novel at once seductive and authentic in character and plotOwen Brooks who lives and teaches in London is the author of several works of nonfiction The Widow of Ratchets is his first nov If you liked the original version of the Wickerman and were enthralled by Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca then this is book worth reading By turns creepy Gothic novel and ethnography I read it in one sitting

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The Widow of RatchetsHere is a gothic tale in the finest tradition of Thomas Tryon Victoria Holt and Phyllis Whitney an auspicious debut for Owen Brookes The Widow of Ratchets tells the slightly supernatural and highly ominous story of American Lyndsay Kramer Dolben an attractive newlywed who arrives in England to rejoin her husband only to be immediately informed of his recent death Overcome with grief the young widow travels to The Widow of Ratchets begins as any good gothic horror book should as the young widow seems to be a normal person dealing with everyday normal events Slowly the author introduces strange and weird events that the poor widow must make sense of uickly if she is to survive The widow was such a sympathetic heroine as she navigated her changing reality thus making this book one of my all time favorite gothic horror books This was author Owen Brookes first published book and it might be difficult for him to surpass his first effort Definitely a 5 star book for me that I'm looking forward to rereading in the future