The Vanishing of Katharina Linden review Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB



10 thoughts on “The Vanishing of Katharina Linden

  1. says:

    I was a bit late on the boat with this one but better late than never When this book came out it was very popular however I didn't know what to make of the summary and forgot about it Then as these things happen a copy made its way into my bookshelf and I was finally compelled to open it From Germany myself I was charmed

  2. says:

    With all the hype surrounding the US publication of The Vanishing of Katharina Linden I was eagerly anticipating Helen Grant's debut Sadly the marketing copywriters are doing better work than the actual author and once halfway through the book I found myself impatiently waiting for the completion of a book that was decently written but poo

  3. says:

    One word to describe The Vanishing of Katharina Linden EngrossingMy interest in this book was piued when I saw it described as a charming horror novel and while that isn't totally accurate charming it is horror it isn't I very much enjoyed the

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    Ten year old Pia Kolvenbach is known at school as the girl whose grandmother blew up Far from showing any sympathy to a girl whose Oma died on Christmas Day Pia endures taunts and the sudden absence of her friends The only person in her class brave enough to sit next to her in case it's catching is StinkStefan himself the

  5. says:

    I was lucky enough to read an advanced copy of Grant’s novel and it still haunts me Wonderful creepy atmospheric mystery that would fit perfectly in the darkest collection of Grimms' folktales

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    I picked up this book simply because of the cover design Yes yes I know Don't judge a book by its cover But guess what That's what I do 9 times out of 10 Sue me I'm a designer It's what I notice first often than notThis is a great coming of age story about a young German girl well half German half British who lives in a town going through a bit of a crime spree Which is to say several missing children Little girls snatch

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    Pia Kolvenbach is known as the girl whose grandmother's head exploded in a freak accident at the Advent Dinner table Advent Candle

  8. says:

    I have been wondering Wondering why it sometimes happens that a novel will be published here as an adult novel and elsewhere as a young adult YA for readers anywhere from 12 to 16 years old novel The first time I noticed that was when the bookThe Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night Time came out Here in the US it was published as an adult novel and in the UK and Australia it was initially published as a

  9. says:

    I usually listen to audiobooks only when I paint or when I do house chores Well I did not have enough house chores for this one and as I could absolutely not wait to get hours on the following days I ended up listening to it sitting on my couch I have NEVER done this before This is enough to say this is a real p

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    When someone tells you that a certain author is someone to watch I always feel a bit wary I want to experience the same sor

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characters Ê eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Helen Grant

Rade dressed as Snow White Then like a character in a Grimm’s fairy tale she disappeared Ten year The Vanishing PDF or old Pia and her only friend the unpopular StinkStefan suspect that Katharina has been spirited away by the supernatural Their investigation is inspired by such local legends I was lucky enough to read an advanced copy of Grant s novel and it still haunts me Wonderful creepy atmospheric mystery that would fit perfectly in the darkest collection of Grimms folktales

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As that of Unshockable Hans visited by witches in the form of cats or of the knight whose son is doomed to hunt forever Then another girl vanishes and Pia is plunged into a new Vanishing of Katharina PDF #186 and unnerving place one far away from fairy tales and perilously close to adulthood Pia Kolvenbach is known as the girl whose grandmother s head exploded in a freak accident at the Advent Dinner table Advent Candle met Aua Net hairspraythe rest was history with which Pia has to live every day When young girls start to disappear Pia and her trusty sidekick StinkStefan are on the case Two pariahs and the avuncular storyteller Herr Schiller explore the history of their village Bad Munstereifel through folk tales and gossip Eventually the dark side of the town begins to show itself and Pia begins to learn the hard lesson that people are not always what they seem to beI thought this was a novel of manners customs and small town life not unlike The Little Friend by Donna Tartt The ThrillerMystery angle took a back seat to the Town itselfThe missingvanished girls were a vital part of the story but so as a part of Pia s coming of age The pacing of the story was slow until the last 13 of the book The ending seemed a bit rushed to me but in hindsight i think it was right since the leisurely pace of the first 23 was good preparation for an ending that wasn t lurid yet still kept the pages turningPia Kolvenbach was not a precocious child by any means She was witty a bit of a smart aleck but all told she was just a kidtrying to deal with a situation where even the adults seemed to be at a loss Curious selfish petulant and persistant she carried this tale on noble 10 year old shoulders and lived to tell it years laterI enjoyed the book and gave it the rating I did for being both a coming of age storyand a mystery about Life itself as we grow into it RecommendedThis is a review of an ARC3 Stars

characters Ê eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Helen Grant

After Pia’s grandmother of Katharina Epub #220 dies in a freak accident the neighbors in her little German hometown of Bad Münstereifel glance at Pia with wary eyes But then something else captures the community’s attention the vanishing of Katharina Linden Katharina was last seen at a pa One word to describe The Vanishing of Katharina Linden EngrossingMy interest in this book was piued when I saw it described as a charming horror novel and while that isn t totally accurate charming it is horror it isn t I very much enjoyed the book Helen Grant has such an ease about her writing that I find it hard to believe this is her first novel Her descriptions of Bad M nstereifel and its inhabitants are key to the book and provided most of the atmosphere I could uite easily visualize everything and everyone in this little town Pia was a realistic and relatable narrator who kept the story going at a fairly brisk pace Sometimes she used words that I don t think an eleven year old would but since the book is told by adult Pia reminiscing back I m willing to let that pass The legends of this small town are wonderfully interwoven through the story and add an extra element of childhood innocence to the book Some may find the mystery obvious or weak but I don t think the mystery is reason for this book it s Pia at a major point in her life with major events happening that affect her and in turn how she deals with them Parts of the book are chilling light uiet humorous thoughtful predictable surprising absorbing and but altogether it is a book that impressed me45 starsReceived for review through the Vine programhttpenwikipediaorgwikiBadM%C3