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SUMMARY Judas Tree

Judas Tree

Pe events to invade lives and to make people to do strange sometimes frightening thingsThat dark power is about to reach out to Amelia and take her on a strange and ghostly journey of self discovery A journey where danger lurksDescription from back cover of mass market paperback Judas Tree is not only one of the best Simon Clark books I ve read but one of the best books I ve read in a long time Don t expect gory in your face horror from this one it s a delightfully slow eerie atmospheric tale with characters you genuinely care about or in one case for me dislike intensely Beautifully written A must read for lovers of wonderfully crafted literature of any genre

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Amelia Thomas heads for the sun soaked Greek island of Voros to piece her life back together after a failed romance and a mysterious accident which has left her feeling an outsider to the rest of the worldVoros should be an idyllic peaceful place Here there are no roads no towns I have to admit that I haven t read any of Simon Clark s novels since his first two Judas Tree is his seventh and shows very well Clark s development as a novelist The tiny Greek island of Voros is home to a motley crew of inhabitants mainly incomers including Amelia Thomas mother Catherine Amelia escapes her life in the north of England for what she hopes will be the safety and security of Voros and a new start in the relationship with her mother But it soon becomes clear that Voros is no ordinary Aegean sun trap for the tourist and expatriate The Thomas villa is outwardly luxurious and magnificent but that impression barely conceals many trivial and unexplainable happenings and an overall sense of unease and the growing conviction that the whole island is the centre of unknown forces As if Voros is alive and taking an active part in the lives of its guests both past and presentUnlike Clark s earliest novels Judas Tree is understated subtle and conveys a brooding sense of unease and suppressed horror all in the sun soaked and idyllic Greek setting which is also very well realised As the novel moves towards its end Simon keeps the reader guessing as to exactly what it will be The number of pages shrinks but no resolution seems to be in sight However we are left with a fast and dramatic conclusion and one that also preserves the complete oddness and otherness of Voros Highly recommended The Black Painting unexplainable happenings and an overall sense of Fire and Desire unease and the growing conviction that the whole island is the centre of The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox unknown forces As if Voros is alive and taking an active part in the lives of its guests both past and presentUnlike Clark s earliest novels Judas Tree is The Illusionists understated subtle and conveys a brooding sense of Planet of the Bugs unease and suppressed horror all in the sun soaked and idyllic Greek setting which is also very well realised As the novel moves towards its end Simon keeps the reader guessing as to exactly what it will be The number of pages shrinks but no resolution seems to be in sight However we are left with a fast and dramatic conclusion and one that also preserves the complete oddness and otherness of Voros Highly recommended

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Only the Judas tree which grows in astonishing profusion blossoming each spring into a vivid pinkBut the island is not what it appears Nor are the people who live there Something unexpected haunts Voros A something that Amelia cannot see but a something which has the power to sha Out of the few Simon Clark books I ve read so far this has to be up there as one of my favourites The characters and setting of Voros are skilfully and vividly drawn and there is some wonderfully creepy imagery the statues in the villa immediately spring to mind This is a beautifully written ghost story poetic and beguilingly strange which subtly builds to a satisfactory and chilling climax In Judas Tree Simon Clark succeeds in blending the contemporary with the traditional creating a horror story with impressive resonance and depth Highly recommended


5 thoughts on “Judas Tree

  1. says:

    I have to admit that I haven’t read any of Simon Clark's novels since his first two Judas Tree is his seventh and shows very well Clark’s development as a novelist The tiny Greek island of Voros is home to a motley crew of inhabitants mainly incomers including Amelia Thomas’ mother Catherine Amelia escapes her life in the north of England for what she hopes will be the safety and security of Voros and a new start in the rel

  2. says:

    Out of the few Simon Clark books I've read so far this has to be up there as one of my favourites The characters and setting of Voros are skilfully and vividly drawn and there is some wonderfully creepy imagery the statues in the villa immediately spring to mind This is a beautifully written ghost story poetic and beguilingly strange which subtly builds to a satisfactory and chilling climax In Judas Tree Simon Clark suc

  3. says:

    Judas Tree is not only one of the best Simon Clark books I've read but one of the best books I've read in a long time Don't expect gory in your face horror from this one it's a delightfully slow eerie atmospheri

  4. says:

    In need of a good edit very repetitive We get it every time someone opens the door during the storm grit gets in their eyes We get i

  5. says:

    I remembered this being a haunting tale set on a windswept Greek Island Having re read it a few years later I can confirm it is just that and nothing A slow paced yarn with an unsatisfying ending

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