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The Jonah by James Herbert

The Jonah (1981)

by James Herbert

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I did not enjoy this at all. Cardboard cutout characters, most of them Too Dumb To Live, a silly supernatural plot that seemed to be thrown in just for the heck of it, and a plot that moved so incredibly slowly that it took a great effort for me to even finish the book. Definitely not one of James Herbert's good ones. ( )
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HER FINGERS curled around the sides of the newspaper and lifted it from the small table's surface where it had been lying flat.
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A horror story which tells the story of an undercover man who seems to be jinxed - whenever he was involved, jobs went wrong. In order to beat this curse he must solve the secret of his own strange life.

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The shadow of the past was always with him. But he never knew what it was, or when it would strike next. Sent to a small coastal town to investigate drug smuggling, Kelso stumbles on a dangerous organisation and suddenly more than just his life is at stake. It's his past, his future, his sanity. Through torture and drugs he discovers the terrifying secret of The Jonah. And learns, in the most horrifying way that it can destroy him as well as others...… (more)

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