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Ghostwalk Filled With Evocative Descriptions Of Cambridge, Past And Present, Of Seventeenth Century Glassmaking, Alchemy, The Great Plague, And Newton S Scientific Innovations, Ghostwalk Centers Around A Real Historical Mystery That Rebecca Stott Has Uncovered Involving Newton S Alchemy.A Cambridge Historian, Elizabeth Vogelsang, Is Found Drowned, Clutching A Glass Prism In Her Hand The Book She Was Writing About Isaac Newton S Involvement With Alchemy The Culmination Of Her Lifelong Obsession With The Seventeenth Century Remains Unfinished When Her Son, Cameron, Asks His Former Lover, Lydia Brooke, To Ghostwrite The Missing Final Chapters Of His Mother S Book, Lydia Agrees And Moves Into Elizabeth S House A Studio In An Orchard Where The Light Moves Restlessly Across The Walls Soon Lydia Discovers That The Shadow Of Violence That Has Fallen Across Present Day Cambridge, Which Escalates To A Series Of Murders, May Have Its Origins In The Troubling Evidence That Elizabeth S Research Has Unearthed As Lydia Becomes Ensnared In A Dangerous Conspiracy That Reawakens Ghosts Of The Past, The Seventeenth Century Slowly Seeps Into The Twenty First, With The City Of Cambridge The Bridge Between Them.Filled With Evocative Descriptions Of Cambridge, Past And Present, Of Seventeenth Century Glassmaking, Alchemy, The Great Plague, And Newton S Scientific Innovations, Ghostwalk Centers Around A Real Historical Mystery That Rebecca Stott Has Uncovered Involving Newton S Alchemy In It, Time And Relationships Are Entangled The Present With The Seventeenth Century, And Figures From The Past With The Love Torn Twenty First Century Woman Who Is Trying To Discover Their Secrets A Stunningly Original Display Of Scholarship And Imagination, And A Gripping Story Of Desire And Obsession, Ghostwalk Is A Rare Debut That Will Change The Way Most Of Us Think About Scientific Innovation, The Force Of History, And Time Itself.



10 thoughts on “Ghostwalk

  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Well, that was different In theory, this book should have been my jam The story opens with Elizabeth Vogelsang being found dead in a river near her Cambridge home, clutching a gl


  2. says:

    I ve seen some reviews of Rebecca Stott s Ghostwalk compare it to The DaVinci Code, but it s an extremely superficial comparison Books about modern day people who investigate mysteries from the past existed long before Dan Brown hammered out his infamous novel h


  3. says:

    After reading this book, I am sorry to say that I was severely disappointed The synopsis for it sounded great, and I normally love books that involve a historical mystery to solve, but there really wasn t much about this book that I liked A historian and writer of s


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    It s not often that I think a NYT book reviewer gets it totally wrong, but that s the case with Rebecca Stott s novel, Ghostwalk I should have been tipped off by the trite final sentence of the review Stott s home terrain, however, is the river riven landscape of the hu


  5. says:

    One of my ghostly reads for October, Ghostwalk by Rebecca Stott was enjoyable It is uniquely written, a story within a story unfortunately, the inside story involves Sir Isaac Newton, the great scientific discoverer I do not have a scientific heart Sorry.There is a love sto


  6. says:

    I expected a fascinating ghost story, literary, with mysterious murders, and the past coming back to haunt Intelligent and historical, yes And it s full of atmospheric descriptions that I liked However, the main character Lydia Brooke, speaking in the first person point of view


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    THis is the best book that I have ever read that I could only rate two stars I loved Neal Stephenson s Baroque Cycle, and I couldn t wait to pick up another book that might take a deeper look into Isaac Newton s alchemical experiments The research that was done before this book was


  8. says:

    I bought this book set in Cambridge in Cambridge one afternoon hoping for a good ghost story, a better feel for the town I was there only one day , and a twist on the life of Sir Isaac Newton The book gave me very little feel for the Cambridge It was, at best, only a passable ghost sto


  9. says:

    I did not finish this book and my only regret is that I spent way too much time trying to like it I found nothing to like It claims to be a haunting literary thriller and a historical mystery involving Isaac Newton s alchemy Why I thought anything involving Isaac Newton and his alchemy wou


  10. says:

    Good story to why I read this bookbecause I knew that I was going to meet the author in the city where it takes place and she was going to take us on a walk through the city pointing out inspirations and scenes I ended up really enjoying the book though because it is a cross between a nonficti


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About the Author: Rebecca Stott

Rebecca Stott was born in Cambridge in 1964 and raised in Brighton in a large Plymouth Brethren community She studied English and Art History at York University and then completed an MA and PhD whilst raising her son, Jacob, born in 1984.She is the author of several academic books on Victorian literature and culture, two books of non fiction, including a partial biography of Charles Darwin, and a Rebecca Stott was born in Cambridge in 1964 and raised in Brighton in a large Plymouth Brethren community She studied English and Art History at York University and then completed an MA and PhD whilst raising her son, Jacob, born in 1984.She is the author of several academic books on Victorian literature and culture, two books of non fiction, including a partial biography of Charles Darwin, and a cultural history of the oyster She is now a Professor of English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia She has three children, Jacob, Hannah and Kezia and has lived in Cambridge since 1993 She has made several radio programmes for Radio Four.Her first novel, Ghostwalk, is published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in the UK, is the launch novel of the new fiction list of Spiegel and Grau in the US a new division of Random House and is being translated into 12 different languages including Russian and Chinese She is writing her next novel, The Coral Thief