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Crimson Peak Audiobook

Crimson Peak

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Publisher's Summary

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider.

Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds...and remembers.

©2015 Nancy Holder (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

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  • Lisa B.
    Denver, CO USA
    17/11/15
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    "Loved this Gothic Novel"

    I saw the Crimson Peak movie and really feel in love with the story. I sought this novelization to get more detail into the characters thoughts & feelings. This performance did not disappoint! Upon finishing this book, I again saw the movie with greater insight. My experience was enhanced, and I appreciated the story, setting, and cast even more. Guillermo del Toro is a master, his movie is now one of my favorites.

    This novelization is very well done, I felt completely immersed in this audio book, every detail available. Imogen Church is superior.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • REBECCA
    SILVER LAKE, IN, United States
    12/11/15
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    "Crimson Peak with a twist..."
    Any additional comments?

    I am not one for scary, suspenseful novels, but I was intrigued by this one. I enjoyed the storyline, though slow in some parts. I was pleased with the characters throughout the story. Additionally, I am a huge fan of Imogen Church's narratives. She has a way of bringing each character to life.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Nicole
    19/10/15
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    "Excellent"

    I began reading this with the impression that it would be a ghost story, but it was so much more than that. The characters had such depth, and the plot was beautifully delivered. Great read for the Halloween season, or if you're simply in the mood for a darker tale.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • adele1970
    27/12/15
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    "Entertaining Gothic Ghost Story."

    The author created the gloomy foreboding mood for this early 20th century ghost story with quite a deft touch, pulling me along page after page (if that is term when you listen to an Audiobook). Even though I suspected what might come next, i was compelled to follow along as our heroine found her way. That's good storytelling.

    I've not yet seen the movie, and cant speak to how it aligns with the book; however, from the few clips Ive seen - i am thinking (and hoping) quite well.

    I recommend this book, unreservedly.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ceeta
    Carrot River, Saskatchewan, Canada
    25/11/15
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    "Great Listen"

    This is a great book, slow start but then you can't turn it off. You wont regret it !

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • D. DeVries
    Northwest, IN.
    20/10/15
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    "A nice Surprise"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Crimson Peak to be better than the print version?

    I have never read the print version.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Edith


    What does Imogen Church bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    For the most part I did enjoy the narration. But in a few instances I felt the 'reading' was a bit choppy.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    In the beginning...no. But once Edith decided on her future...yes, I wanted to see what was going to happen next.


    Any additional comments?

    I have listened/read better books in this genre, but I did enjoy the book and I am glad I used the credit. The characters matured and you got to feel them and how they felt...in the story.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Sharden
    Tahuya, Washington
    5/11/16
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    "Crimson Peak"

    A thriller from start to finish!!!!! The descriptive writing puts you right in the thick of Edith's emotions and the love and fear she faces. The house is so mournful and deceptive, but a major character of this spectacular thriller!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Maggie
    24/10/16
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    "Great novelization of a movie I was too scared to watch"

    I saw Crimson Peak in the theater... Or I should say I "saw" it since I spent most of the movie with my head literally stuck between my friend's back and her seat, like some kind of ridiculous ostrich. I love horror novels and comics but I am a grade-A chicken when it comes to films that are even remotely spooky. It turns out that no matter how many times friends told me it wasn't really a horror movie, it was still far too horrific for me.

    The novelization has the Gothic romance feel that I couldn't appreciate from the film. I admit I may not have appreciated it as much had I not at least some of the visuals of the movie in mind while listening, but it's a solid, well-written novelization. If any details were different from the movie, I really couldn't say.

    The reader does a great job with Lucille in particular, but her voice is well suited to this sort of story!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sandra, Buckeye AZ
    22/10/16
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    "Same as the movie"

    I thought the book would give me a better understanding of the Sharps and how they became what they are or were. Overall, the story was good. Just like the movie with a little more insight.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • S. Shelton
    Utah
    20/09/16
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    "Creepy!"

    An interesting gothic, ghost horror story. There were twists to this that kept me listening to the book. It is not a book that I would listen to again, but I enjoyed it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Amazon Customer
    17/11/15
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    "Wonderfully descriptive and creepy."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this to anyone who loves ghost stories and thrillers. the 'Twist' was a bit easy to see coming but it didn't make it any less enjoyable at all. I will sit down to watch the film after listening to this book and i know i'll listen to it more than once.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    My favourite character was the house; It seemed to have its own oppressive role to play and the descriptions of the rooms were wonderful. The other charecters were all well written and drew sympathy at points. The main villain when revealed was written well and the action was well conveyed


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    The end scene, its action was almost palpable.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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