Book Reviews of Quietus: A Novel

Quietus: A Novel
Quietus A Novel
Author: Vivian Schilling
ISBN-13: 9780142003060
ISBN-10: 0142003069
Publication Date: 7/29/2003
Pages: 592
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
WHAT A MESS!
Too bad you can't give negative stars!
Sorry to admit, I spent days reading this horrendous excuse for a novel. As in earlier reviews, I'm bewildered at the total absence of editing. Have the major publishers eliminated that job?
The plot (and I use the term loosely) meandered in every conceivable direction. Notwithstanding the full-page bibliography, was there any purposeful research done prior to writing this book? The author left at least one major character hanging, never to mention them again.
There are any number of better ways to spend your money and your leisure time.
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Helpful Score: 1
WHAT A MESS!
Too bad you can't give negative stars!
Sorry to admit, I spent days reading this horrendous excuse for a novel. As in earlier reviews, I'm bewildered at the total absence of editing. Have the major publishers eliminated that job?
The plot (and I use the term loosely) meandered in every conceivable direction. Notwithstanding the full-page bibliography, was there any purposeful research done prior to writing this book? The author left at least one major character hanging, never to mention them again.
There are any number of better ways to spend your money and your leisure time.
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Helpful Score: 1
This is a chilling novel of psychological suspense. Will keep you up at night!
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A thought-provoking book. Supernatural thriller.
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Good thriller! Good read.
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Interesting view of death and the whole "your time to die" thought.
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Creepy and chilling thriller, starts off with a bang, literally! Fast paced and disturbing.
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This book will keep you on the edge of your seat from the first page. If you've read and liked Connie Willis' book "Passages," you'll like this book, too. It's a haunting book and will leave you thinking...and wondering.
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Excellent book - true novel of suspense
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A little strange - though I did try reading it I just couldn't get through the first few chapters
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This book is unlike anything I've read. Much more than the back of the book implies, this was a great suspense with such a unique plot that the 596 pages read very quickly. I was very skeptical at first, due to some bad reviews...but I've learned what I've always known...never let a review (good or bad) sway your decision to read a book. As long as you have an open mind to some unconventional topics and happenings...this outstanding psycological thriller is a great read, guaranteed to keep your interest and make you think!!!
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and I almost never quit a book before finishing. Weird writing style with a pointless switching back and forth between sappy romance and attempts at adventure writing.
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I'm not quite sure what I thought of the book Quietus. It was definitely different. I finished it, but I was glad that I was done wih it.
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Moments before the crash of her chartered flight, Kylie O'Rourke sees a raven perched on the plane's wing, as still as death, staring at her. Regaining consciousness in a Boston hospital, Kylie finds herself haunted by unnerving memories of the crash, of the survivors, and the rescuers--and when her fellow survivors start dying one-by-one, she knows she's living on borrowed time.