Torchwood: The House That Jack Built
Book Summary of Torchwood: The House That Jack Built
Jackson Leaves - an Edwardian house in Penylan. nnBuilt 1906, semi-detached, three storeys, spacious, beautifully presented. Left in good condition to Rob and Julia by Rob’s late aunt. nnIt’s an ordinary sort of a house. Except for the way the rooms don’t stay in the same places. And the strange man that turns up in the airing cupboard. And the apparitions. And the temporal surges that attract the attentions of Torchwood.nnAnd the fact that the first owner of Jackson Leaves in 1906 was a Captain Jack Harkness…nnFeaturing Captain Jack Harkness as played by John Barrowman, with Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones as played by Eve Myles and Gareth David-Lloyd, in the hit series created by Russell T Davies for BBC Television.
About the Author
Guy Adams has written books about Life on Mars including the bestselling Rules of Modern Policing, written as DCI Gene Hunt. He's the author of the British Fantasy Society Award nominated Deadbeat series and a handful of children's books, and is currently working on a thirteen-volume horror series for young adults and a replica scrapbook of John Watson MD's time with Sherlock Holmes. This is his first Torchwood novel.
Details of Book: Torchwood: The House That Jack Built (BSID:6878)
|Book||Torchwood: The House That Jack Built|
|Number of Pages||256|
|Dimensions||8.02 x 5.28 x 0.91 inches|
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This book held a lot of promise, but didn't do quite as much as I hoped. Its another attempt to make Jack look more 'human' by having his past come back to haunt him with regrets associated with past relationships.The back cover description is a bit deceptive, its really a ghost story, set in the...
Much, MUCH better than I thought it would be. Torchwood comfort food, of a high calibre. A generally well-thought-out creepiness oozes from this novel's plot...much to its benefit. I can easily see it filmed as an episode.
At about the halfway point, I was uncertain about this. I liked the plot and the secondary characters, but the style was beginning to annoy me. Every time the point of view changed, the story would "overlap" a little and you'd get a repeat of a previous scene, just from another character's POV. T...
I originally picked up this book due to my never ending fascination with Jack's life, past, present and future. But unfortunately the snippets of Jack's past was about the only plus to this book. I'm a person who can easily get absorbed in a book and yet this book failed to do so. I literally str...
Part of me is saddened that I've read this book and part of me is still bouncing up and down for joy. The sadness comes from the fact that this was the last Torchwood book that I owned and the store I would buy them from, no longer exists. Which means, unless I buy some on line (which I hate doin...
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