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Lasting Damage | [Sophie Hannah]
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Lasting Damage

It's 1.15 a.m. Connie Bowskill should be asleep. Instead, she's logging on to a property website in search of a particular house: 11 Bentley Grove, Cambridge. She knows it's for sale; she saw the estate agent's board in the front garden less than six hours ago. Soon Connie is clicking on the 'Virtual Tour' button, keen to see the inside of 11 Bentley Grove and put her mind at rest once and for all. But she finds herself looking at a scene from a nightmare.
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It's 1.15 a.m. Connie Bowskill should be asleep. Instead, she's logging on to a property website in search of a particular house: 11 Bentley Grove, Cambridge. She knows it's for sale; she saw the estate agent's board in the front garden less than six hours ago. Soon Connie is clicking on the 'Virtual Tour' button, keen to see the inside of 11 Bentley Grove and put her mind at rest once and for all.

She finds herself looking at a scene from a nightmare: in the living room, in the middle of the carpet, there's a woman lying face down in a huge pool of blood. In shock, Connie wakes her husband, Kit. But when Kit sits down at the computer to take a look, he sees no dead body, only a pristine beige carpet in a perfectly ordinary room....

©2011 Sophie Hannah (P)2011 Hodder & Stoughton Audiobooks

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    Patrick dublin, Ireland 01/03/2012
    Patrick dublin, Ireland 01/03/2012 Member Since 2008
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    "Unnecessarily complicated"

    I've enjoyed Sophie Hannah's other books but found this one repetitive and unbelievable. The characterisation is very far fetched and the storyline is hard to swallow. Not one of her successes.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    PAUL KIRRAWEE, Australia 04/10/2011
    PAUL KIRRAWEE, Australia 04/10/2011 Member Since 2010
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    "Imaginative and Enjoyable"

    An excellent audio book. The pace of the story is a little slow in the begining but it builds and builds. The characters are well developed, the story is imaginative and the book is very well written. Narration is also good, especially Simon Slater. One negative is the amount of swearing - too much and so unnecessary. Highly recommended.

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    alexandra Elstree, United Kingdom 19/08/2011
    alexandra Elstree, United Kingdom 19/08/2011
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    "Great Book."

    Great story with excellent narration. Just sorry it came to an end. One of the best books I have listened to this year.

    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    faye Watford, United Kingdom 29/02/2012
    faye Watford, United Kingdom 29/02/2012 Member Since 2008
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    "Brilliant (but whispering annoying)"

    I have just discovered Sophie Hannah and downloaded 4 of her books in a row. I have loved them. Whilst you think you know where the stories are going there are good twists built in. I love the humanity of the characters, and the fact the stories are told through differentg characters as well as third party. However, for some reason the main character in this book drives me to distraction. I sort of understand her and to some extent sympathise although her actions verge on hysteria. Over the course of the story,however, I think the reason for the irritation is the narrator voices her character in a whisper. Both narrators are excellent and I don't wish to put anyone off but the whispering......aahhhh. I would recommend this author and have really enjoyed her books so far even if listened to in the wrong order. I have already added the last two to my wish list

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Rik Saffron Walden, United Kingdom 25/11/2011
    Rik Saffron Walden, United Kingdom 25/11/2011
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    "Slow and tedious"

    I got the impression that the author hadn't worked out the story before she began. There was too much introspection by the characters as if the author was feeling her way into the story - the kind of thing that happens in a first draft but should be edited out. I'm afraid I gave up after about an hour and a half.

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
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