Reading ➻ The White Forest Author Adam McOmber – Thomashillier.co.uk

The White Forest In This Hauntingly Original Debut Novel About A Young Woman Whose Peculiar Abilities Help Her Infiltrate A Mysterious Secret Society, Adam McOmber Uses Fantastical Twists And Dark Turns To Create A Fast Paced, Unforgettable Story Young Jane Silverlake Lives With Her Father In A Crumbling Family Estate On The Edge Of Hampstead Heath Jane Has A Secret An Unexplainable Gift That Allows Her To See The Souls Of Man Made Objects And This Talent Isolates Her From The Outside World Her Greatest Joy Is Wandering The Wild Heath With Her Neighbors, Madeline And Nathan But As The Friends Come Of Age, Their Idyll Is Shattered By The Feelings Both Girls Develop For Nathan, And By Nathan S Interest In A Cult Led By Ariston Day, A Charismatic Mystic Popular With London S Elite Day Encourages His Followers To Explore Dream Manipulation With The Goal Of Discovering A Strange Hidden World, A Place He Calls The Empyrean A Year Later, Nathan Has Vanished, And The Famed Inspector Vidocq Arrives In London To Untangle The Events That Led Up To Nathan S Disappearance As A Sinister Truth Emerges, Jane Realizes She Must Discover The Origins Of Her Talent, And Use It To Find Nathan Herself, Before It S Too Late.


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10 thoughts on “The White Forest

  1. says:

    Literary masterpiece The story itself is odd yet compelling The first ten pages are confusing but slowly the conflict takes shape Jane, a somewhat backward girl, senses the living souls of matter Sometimes deafening and disturbing and other times calming and complete, Jane shares her gift with her best friends, Maddie and Nathan Unfortunately, Jane knows little of human nature and petty jealousies The story gathers speed even in nineteenth century England, as Maddie and Jane try to solve t Literary masterpiece The story itself is odd yet compelling The first t...


  2. says:

    Fantastical and haunting, from the start THE WHITE FOREST has me riveted to the page I can t tell if our narrator is out of JANE EYRE or THE TELL TALE HEART, but her measured description of her strange world has me captivated Jane is a contradictory mix of petty emotion and open hearted loneliness, making her grateful and jealous of the attention of her friends Evenintriguing, her otherworldly gift seems both dangerous and innocuous, linked both to her mother s death and a meaningless p Fantastical and haunting, from the start THE WHITE FOREST has me riveted to the page I can t tell if our narrator is out of JANE EYRE or THE TELL TALE HEART, but her measured description of her strange world has me captivated Jane is a contradictory mix of petty emotion and open hearted loneliness, making her grateful and jealous of the attention of her friends Evenintriguing, her otherworldly gift seems both dangerous and innocuous, linked both to her mother s death and a meaningless presentation of colors and sounds when she touches certain objects The mystery of THE WHITE FOREST unfolds on so many different levels ...


  3. says:

    Annotating for reading class, REREAD 2016.REREAD 2016 I reread this book because of the way magic is organic, because it deals with a sort of goddess myth, Victorian magic and superstition, because of tone and mood, and some of the best details I absolutely love Jane I wish I had my first review, but I ve deleted it ...


  4. says:

    This is a difficult review to write, because it s a well crafted book and I d like to like it, but for me, White Forest misses the mark conceptually and in its overall mood Though some will love its dark pagan undercurrents and fuzzy mysticism, I think it s unnecessarily confusing.The story White Forest is set on the edge of Hampstead Heath just after the Crimean war The main character, a young woman called Jane Silverlake, can hear the souls of man made objects we re already on shaky concept This is a difficult review to write, because it s a well crafted book and I d like to like it, but for me, White Forest misses the mark conceptually and in its overall mood Though some will love its dark pagan undercurrents and fuzzy mysticism, I think it s unnecessarily confusing.The story White Forest is set on the edge of Hampstead Heath just after the Crimean war The main character, a young woman called Jane Silverlake, can hear the souls of man made objects we re already on shaky conceptual ground here Of course, all the noise is rather annoying which is why she likes the peaceful silence she hears from nature Her talent can be experienced by others when she touches them, and when her friend Nathan Ashe discovers this, he undertakes a series of experiments with Jane to try to understand her talent After his return from the Crimea he becomes interested in a secretive cult led by Ariston Day, a charismatic mystic, a...


  5. says:

    Where I got the book I was offered a free review copy by Simon Schuster in return for an honest review Touchstone, the publisher of The White Forest, is a SS imprint SPOILER ALERT I ve tried very hard not to give the story away, but hints of it may show through in this very long review I m really writing for those who have already read the book and want to know what others think about it So if you re here because you re wondering whether to read this novel, you might want to Where I got the book I was offered a free review copy by Simon Schuster in return for an honest review Touchstone, the publisher of The White Forest, is a SS imprint SPOILER ALERT I ve tried very hard not to give the story away, but hints of it may show through in this very long review I m really writing for those who have already read the book and want to know what others think about it So if you re...


  6. says:

    Well, if you compare any author to Sarah Waters, I ll be pawing at your door Fingers crossed


  7. says:

    The author has crafted together a winner of a story on many levels.He has chosen the dark and Gothicness of Victorian London amongst the days of Edgar Allen Poe and Percy shelly and set the story around a vast evergreen of beautiful and haunting of the Hempstead Heath, plagued with a deep ancient mythical past that has an ever present energy calling a particular woman Jane that traces its origins possibly back before man and religion treaded upon its soil.There are big questions over the main pr The author has crafted together a winner of a story on many levels.He has chosen the dark and Gothicness of Victorian London amongst the days of Edgar Allen ...


  8. says:

    Written in beautiful, 19th century sque language, full of visually sumptuous sceneries and vividly depicted, memorable characters, The White Forest is a gorgeous gothic novel that combines elements of historical fiction, fantasy, horror and romance Set in Victorian England, this seductive and mysterious novel tells the story of one young man s sudden disappearance and the frantic search that ensues The well born son of Lord William Ashe, Nathan, goes missing It happens not long after Nathan Written in beautiful, 19th century sque language, full of visually sumptuous sceneries and vividly depicted, memorable characters, The White Forest is a gorgeous gothic novel that combines elements of historical fiction, fantasy, horror and romance Set in Victorian England, this seductive and mysterious novel tells the story of one young man s sudden disappearance and the frantic search that ensues The well born son of Lord William Ashe, Nathan, goes missing It ...


  9. says:

    I love historical fantasy that doesn t have vampires, zombies, and werewolves and The White Forest was a perfect example of historical fantasy done right We get the feel of the time period, but with an added mystical atmosphere.The specific date the story takes place in is never mentioned, but it takes place after the Crimean War The story revolves around Jane Silverlake, who has a gift, a gift I don t want to even begin to explain ...


  10. says:

    5 Stars I needtime to formulate my opinion about this book I absolutely lived the writing, its originality, the dark Gothic tone, the Victorian and slightly steampunk setting, the vivid somewhat dense descriptions, the imperfect flawed and at times cruel characters Then again, this left me hungry for something , to be further convinced Regardless I loved this and would give it 4.5 stars, may be even 5 stars It was exactly the kind of book I like to read.I ve decided this deserv 5 Stars I needtime to formulate my opinion about this book I absolutely lived the writing, its originality, the dark Gothic tone, the Victorian and slightly steampunk setting, the vivid somewhat dense descriptions, the imperfect flawed and at times cruel characters Then again, this left me hungry for something , to be further convinced Regardless I loved this and w...


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