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Others By James Herbert Others Nicholas Dismas is a Private Investigator but like no other that has gone before him He carries a secret about himself to which not even he has the answer He is hired to find a missing baby One that

  • Title: Others
  • Author: James Herbert
  • ISBN: 9780333761175
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Others By James Herbert Nicholas Dismas is a Private Investigator, but like no other that has gone before him He carries a secret about himself to which not even he has the answer .He is hired to find a missing baby One that was taken away at birth Or was it His investigation takes him to a mysteriously located place called Perfect Rest It is supposed to be a nursing home for the eldNicholas Dismas is a Private Investigator, but like no other that has gone before him He carries a secret about himself to which not even he has the answer .He is hired to find a missing baby One that was taken away at birth Or was it His investigation takes him to a mysteriously located place called Perfect Rest It is supposed to be a nursing home for the elderly But is it Here Dismas will discover the dark secret of the Others And in an astonishing and spectacular finale he will resolve the enigma of his own existence .
    Others By James Herbert

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    1. ✨Susan✨ on said:

      Upon his death a movie star handsome man jumps at the chance when offered another life to redeem himself from living such a selfish and vain life He will have no memory of his current life and will return horribly disfigured As the story unravels the purpose behind his deformities become relevant and he must do whatever he can to stop the gruesom horror that he uncovers A good thriller with a original story.

    2. Tracey Allen at Carpe Librum on said:

      This is my second novel by James Herbert, and I m proud to say this one gave me a nightmare Why am I proud to say this I read a lot of Koontz and King and love a good thriller and naturally enjoy a bit of a fright It s hard for a writer to make the reader jump or get the creeps and for me it s the mark of a great author and an excellent book It certainly gets the adrenalin pumping and the mind racing into the wee hours.It follows that there is a skill in making a reader cry but first and foremos [...]

    3. Bandit on said:

      I m liking James Herbert and the I read him This book was a powerhouse and not just by sheer volume It was creative, well written and as the author intended accodring to his afterword very very disturbing The book starts off with a fascinating premise, then progresses as a detective story with a very original and atypical protagonist, it does have some supernatural moments, but the geniune horror of the plot comes from the evil that men can do The finale stretched out over the last 100 150 pa [...]

    4. Janie Johnson on said:

      My friend and I decided to read this book together after reading the synopsis It sounded like it would be a dark and disturbing read Well that it was, among other things Although I did enjoy it, I did not love it.SynopsisNicholas Dismas is a Private Investigator, but like no other that has gone before him He carries a secret about himself to which not even he has the answer .He is hired to find a missing baby One that was taken away at birth Or was it His investigation takes him to a mysterious [...]

    5. Elizabeth on said:

      ok im going to be totally unfair in this review see, i have this extra karma chip of free unfairness that s expiring soon, so i have to use it, like right now because spoiler alert ARGW % AG HRUEG FREAKIN PORN ok that felt totally good to scream, perhaps i should have not done it at work, ah wellbut seriously SERIOUSLY the nazi ish doctor bought and engineered shocker severely and almost x men y deformed creatures people not for like a super race so unlike his background , not for like arms deal [...]

    6. Jon Recluse on said:

      An exploration into the depths of human depravity, where science crosses into sadism, in a world where broken souls in twisted flesh struggle along the path of pain towards the brass ring of redemption and peace.A novel of unparalleled emotional power, this one will leave even the most jaded heart shaken to it s core.

    7. Jeanean on said:

      Excellent book horrifying, sad, funny, poignant, mysterious Wow I really like Nicholas Dismas I wish there were featuring this character.

    8. Graham on said:

      James Herbert goes from strength to strength with this complex, deeply absorbing, realistic and gripping tale which is parts supernatural horror, part mystery, part thriller, all pretty sick It s very well written and certainly has the edge over recent books by Stephen King I ve read This is not to say that the story is flawless far from it Herbert uses a distinctive style which will be off putting to some readers the slow burn The first two thirds of the book is extremely slowly paced, very muc [...]

    9. Tasha on said:

      Ughnsidering not bothering to finish this book I m almost halfway through and the plot hasn t even begun to show itself in any form The main character is a deformed hunchback private investigator, which is pretty cool, but the author likes to mention his deformities and shame as often as possible This could definitely be an interesting avenue to go down, but it s totally ham fisted here, as are the constant drug references s just awkward, like listening to your parents joke about smoking some do [...]

    10. Hannah on said:

      So even though I am a HUGE horror fan, this was my first James Herbert I believe I did enjoy the way he wrote, I think he has a deft skill in providing the situation and characters in a detailed way However he is somewhat clumsy in structure and the book was needlessly long Saying that I did enjoy it, even if it started to take a troubling path towards the end One particular element I can pick out to say was decent about the story was his involvement of Brighton I did live there a while back and [...]

    11. James on said:

      Everyone deserves a second chance, the underpinning emotion throughout the book can one who has lived a life of sin be redeemed through a second chance Others seems to show that even one corrupted soul can be redeemed by living a life as one of those he previously mocked a cruel, yet ingenius, twist of irony, which plays out for the betterment of our protagonist s fate through the morally correct choices he makes in his second life.In good ol Herbert fashion this book isn t without it s spine ti [...]

    12. Lee on said:

      To start off, Nick Dismas is one of the most unique characters I have come across if you haven t read this, I m not going to add any What starts out looking like a mystery in a search of a missing son for a clientturns into anything but What Dis finds in an upscale nursing home, is unimaginable This is a creepy, disgusting and sad story rolled in to one What made it even of a creepy story, was Mr Herbert s end note Based on a true incident years ago in London.His last sentence sums it up for me [...]

    13. Jinx on said:

      Awful, dont know why i bothered to finish it The book is about a disfigured private detective looking for a presumed dead baby taken at birth from its mother The investigation leads him to a Rest Home, where a mad doctor is experimenting on severely disabled children and a woman who becomes a love interest for the main character At best, i d say i think James Herbert was smoking something dodgy when writing this book Its wacky

    14. Jakub on said:

      The best thing about the book was that I managed to finish it But this is probably due to the fact that I veeeeery rarely put books aside Others was not a rewarding read it was to much of a mix up of good things and horrible things in the literary sense But the bad sides prevailed to many cliches, to many mundane monologues I do not recommend it it would be 3 10

    15. Sara on said:

      I was quite disappointed with this book, as I really love James Herbert he is such a talented author and I really loved the main character, but the book was just not my thing

    16. Julie Kellner on said:

      This is one of my least favourite James Herbert books The premise of the story uplifting After all don t we all want to meet our love ones again

    17. Madhu on said:

      Truly horrifying tale I don t know if like is the right thing to say.

    18. Frank on said:

      Truly disturbing novel from Herbert I ve read a few others by Herbert and they have all been pretty good horror thriller novels but he exceeded himself with this one It tells the story of the redemption of Nicholas Dismas, a private investigator with a deformed body who describes himself as a monster A client hires him to locate her missing son that she thought died during childbirth At first, Dismas goes through the motions of an investigation but does not believe there is any chance of success [...]

    19. Maura Heaphy on said:

      From the opening pages, I thought I was on to a winner here the prologue was a witty take on a damned soul in Hell, visited by two clueless angels who make him an offer he can t refuse The narrator s anxiety to please his celestial guests and not blow his last best chance to get out of Hell is very funny And then and then Sadly, it seemed to me that Herbert was trying way too hard clever asides, reminders in every paragraph that the narrator unaware, except in inexplicable flashes of deja vu, th [...]

    20. Wildjane on said:

      Well What a weird book I read it all and was entertained most of the time, but I can t help thinking this story was the result of the author patching up together several different ideas and unfinished aborted projects.It s a rather surprising mixture of genres, and it also feels like it was meant for different audiences.So be prepared you ll get awfully graphic horror scenes AND cheesy romantic meetings, snarky noir humor AND endless whiny rants about the harshness of feeling different I m not s [...]

    21. Camille on said:

      I really enjoyed this book I used to read a lot and after barely reading for two years i m really surprised at how quickly i went through this James Hebert is an author that I love reading from, his words make me travel somewhere else I thought the concept of this book was really interesting and went in whithout knowing anything about it except the author I was pleasently surprised and had no idea of how things would evolve.Would definitely recommend

    22. Audrey on said:

      10 jours que je suis sur ce livre et je n arrive plus avancer Je m arr te 71%, le surnaturel dans un thriller a ne passe pas L histoire tait vraiment int ressante au d but mais l ca devient n importe quoi.

    23. Nerolina on said:

      Overall good book First half was a bit slow for me, couldn t get into it My partner read it first and he kept telling me to carry on reading as it gets much better I m glad I did as second half was brilliant James Herbert has great imagination.

    24. M.G. Mason on said:

      Books like Others really demonstrate the adaptive writing style of Britain s best contemporary horror writer WHen he published his first novel The Rats in the 1970s, it stirred up controversy for its gruesome writing style It is now thankfully seen as a horror classic and the writing style is praised as a necessary plot device for the brutality of the post war inner city deprivation of the London that Herbert grew up in Having just looked at his list of novels published to date has made me reali [...]

    25. Rick Samps on said:

      The main story is pretty good, very disturbing The framing narrative and protagonist s plight, it could have done without.

    26. James Tatam on said:

      A good horror book for what its worth, although, as usual with Herbert, this book is than extreme its perpetually rancid There were many times when I had to put it down due to the nature of the gore, which is expected from James, so I guess he is doing something right As for the core plot element of this sanguinary bloodbath, is decent but very slow Mystery and questions are the only thing that help us crawl through the 200 page slog before the real plot starts The core of the novel is the them [...]

    27. Philip on said:

      I ve read a couple of James Herbert books before Haunted, which I liked, Portent, which I thought was very average, and 48, which I tossed aside after thirty pages That last encounter is probably the reason I haven t picked up another Herbert title in years, but I took a chance on this one and I was pleasantly surprised.There aren t many books I can think of which start off with our hero in Hell, or if not Hell, purgatory at least In life he was one of the beautiful people a movie star from Holl [...]

    28. Adam Wilson on said:

      It seems that every time I read an excellent James Herbert novel, a not so great one comes along in its wake Others is the not so great kind, made all the disappointing because I finished it only a few days after The Ghosts of Sleath which is superior in ways than I can think of The story behind Others is interesting enough but it was just so damn dull through most of the book Some interesting things happen but I didn t really get involved until the last quarter of the novel That quarter is gr [...]

    29. Dark-Draco on said:

      I moved the light on, dreading what else I might find, but somehow powerless to stop myself, horribly gripped by these macabre exhibits, repulsed by them, yet curious to see , as if I were under their spell This quote from the book describes exactly how I felt reading it Horror stories that are disturbing, rather than gross, are much effective and this was no exception There was a distinct sense of being uncomfortable throughout, which I thought was great.The story begins like a normal Private [...]

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