When Leonard Balmain is asked to 'ghost' the autobiography of the mysterious Torquil Tod, he finds himself drawn into an unwanted complicity with the dark revelations unfolding within the story. When Tod's tale turns to murder and sexual betrayal, Leonard realises he now knows too much and is in danger of ending up on the very pages of Tod's turbulent history. A subtle and controlled tale of doubles and confused identities, this latest offering confirms Herdman's reputation as a worthy successor to James Hogg and R. L. Stevenson.
6 pages matching ritual in this book
Results 1-3 of 6
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Abigail Aleister Crowley anyway appeared Ardsalach asked baby beastie boys believe biography Bren carrier Brian called certainly child Christian commune confession cottage couple course Crianlarich death detached Donald Kerr door doubt Edinburgh emotional evil eyes face fact fantasies fear feeling felt flat ghost writer Glen Glen's going hand happened head healer Hugo Hugo's human idea imagine impulse infanticide Iona Kathy kind knew later Leonard Balmain literary living look LUGHNASADH Meniere's disease mental mind months narrative nature never night Norman Cohn obsession occurred once panic pentagram perhaps person Peter Palmer Primal Scream reality ritual Scotland seemed sexual silence sitting Slow Train Coming someone spiritual staring stood story suddenly suggested suppose sure talking tell There's thing thought Tod's told took Torquil Tod true turned voice walk weeks what's witch woman write