Monday, 3 June 2013

Some Wonderful New Reviews for An Odd Quartet

Some wonderful new reviews for On Odd Quartet:

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 23 May 2013
By kit tinsley - See all my reviewsAmazon Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: An Odd Quartet (Kindle Edition)
This book was a truly amazing collection of four short stories. Each one was imaginative, beautifully written and clever. I was particularly amazed by the second story, which managed to span the entire life of the universe in so few words.

5.0 out of 5 stars Each story was a Great Read, 22 May 2013
By Chris Graham (Manchester, UK) - See all my reviewsAmazon Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: An Odd Quartet (Kindle Edition)
I thoroughly enjoyed every story and loved each twist in their endings.
I will certainly be reading more stories from this author

4.0 out of 5 stars An Odd Quartet, 19 May 2013
By Jason Purdy - See all my reviewsThis review is from: An Odd Quartet (Kindle Edition)
This was a quick read and each story was engaging and flowed well.
The first story about the ghost had an interesting start and ending, with good character development and an interesting spin on things. The ghost was clichéd but the uniqueness of the rest of it makes up for it.
The second story featuring Death and the death of the universe was an interesting character study, but clichéd at times. The reference to Lovecraft at the end was a great touch, and for the most part, it was a strangely heart warming story.
The third story fell a bit flat for me, mostly because of the style, but it was the creepiest of the bunch and gave a real feeling of dread. It was an interesting experiment that could be enjoyable with an expansion, but as for my personal preference, military language in books always makes me switch off.
The final story was the most creative and interesting, a good example of turning conventions and expectations on their heads. An interesting picture of hell is painted, and it's a story, like the third, that I'd love to read more of.
Overall the stories were brief and engaging, a nice, easy and enjoyable read. I'm not usually a massive fan of short story collections but this one was a belter.

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