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I live in Bristol UK literary fiction and crime are my books of choice and when not reading I like to run

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Remain Silent
Susie Steiner
Progress: 30 %
The Leopard
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Progress: 80 %
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Very disappointing

The Deep - Alma Katsu

Having read and enjoyed The Hunger by Alma Katsu I was looking forward to The Deep, an old fashioned ghost story occuring aboard the doomed luxury liner Titanic. Katsu chooses well documented historical events and attempts to inject a supernatural element around approaching disaster. I found The Deep to be a very uninspiring read, a story that moved backwards and forwards in time, and the ghostly apparitions when they occur, towards the end, did little to add any excitement or enjoyment to a very mediocre read.