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10 thoughts on “The Hypnotist

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    2018 CARNEGIE LONGLIST BOOK 1520 Looking back I'm changing my rating to two stars because this book realy was not exceptio

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    uite a combination of elements They work though A very different book The Cure for Dreaming combined female emancipation and hypnotism in a story of women's rights in the early 20th centuryHere we are placed in the 1960s in a time and place

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    When Pip is bought and paid for at an orphanage he is worried for his future But the worn skinny old man called Mr Zachary who 'adopts' him seems kind enough on the long drive back to his farm as he explains what he wants Pip to do Since Pip wa

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    This book is very different from most of the others and I cant believe it myself but I am almost pitying Erwin for his mental instability However that does not mean in any way I pity him I pity his family I pity his victims And I feel like this book is pitiful Jack or Doctor Jack Morrow to use his full moniker starts off being very funny and very enjoyable to listen to I didn't like the second person narration at the start becau

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    I was given an ARC of The Hypnotist to review and I thought this was one of the best books I've read in a long time Can't

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    Set in the Deep South of the American 1960’s a black orphan boy a mute Native American servant girl and an Irish Neurology professor are an unlikely suad In a society overwhelmed by prejudice they must employ al

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    A powerful book If I'd had time to read it in one session I would have done so It was interesting to read that the author's family Jews from Persia who fled the country as refugees from racist policies in the 17th century c

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    I am not able to give this book a rating as I didn't finish it However from the parts I did read I can tell you It is well written Fx I sometimes struggle when writers decide to write out drawls and accents but in this book it was just alright

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    I think this probably could have been a good story but it's so badly written It's disjointed and sloppy It even changes tense for a chapter The lessons it seeks to teach are very heavy handed and all it does is

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    While Anholt's writing is often enthralling I would be much interested to read the fictionalisation of antisemitism he had originally intended to write about Unlike his authorial note that ‘colour prejudice can work both

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South He has certain skills that he mostly keeps hidden Skills in hypnotism and mind controlPip and Jack’s lives become inextricably linked as the heat of racial tension builds to a terrifying storm”Part thriller part love story this extraordinary debut novel l. I was given an ARC of The Hypnotist to review and I thought this was one of the best books I ve read in a long time Can t recommend it highly enough

Summary The Hypnotist

The Hypnotist

In the dead of night Pip is plucked from an orphanage and hired as a farm hand But Pip is black The farmer and his wife are white And this is 1960’s America where race defines youJack Morrow has left his native Ireland dreaming of a new life in the American Deep. uite a combination of elements They work though A very different book The Cure for Dreaming combined female emancipation and hypnotism in a story of women s rights in the early 20th centuryHere we are placed in the 1960s in a time and place where Jim Crow rules where the KKK work discreetly with violence to instil fear An orphaned black boy Pip named after his schoolteacher mother s favourite Dickens novel is taken from the orphanage to a Southern white owned farm to work as farmhand The farmer is less than friendly but his wife is desperate for a child to read to her and Pip reads from his mother s copy of Great Expectations and warms uickly to the obese but motherly woman he works for A Native American girl also works for them but is muteThe second strand to the story and second narrator offers us an outside glimpse of Pip s life Jack Morrow Irish neighbour to the farm an Devoted to Drew youJack Morrow has left his native Ireland dreaming of a new life in the American Deep. uite a combination of elements They work though A very different book The Cure for Dreaming combined female emancipation and hypnotism in a story of women s rights in the early 20th centuryHere we are placed in the 1960s in a time and place where Jim Crow rules where the KKK work discreetly with violence to instil fear An orphaned black boy Pip named after his schoolteacher mother s favourite Dickens novel is taken from the orphanage to a Southern white owned farm to work as farmhand The farmer is less than friendly but his wife is desperate for a child to read to her and Pip reads from his mother s copy of Great Expectations and warms uickly to the obese but motherly woman he works for A Native American girl also works for them but is muteThe second strand to the story and second narrator offers us an outside glimpse of Pip s life Jack Morrow Irish neighbour to the farm an

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Ooks at where life can take you when your expectations are greatOfficially endorsed by Amnesty International The Hypnotist was hailed by The Bookseller in their ‘Ones to Watch’ section as ‘gripping compelling storytelling with a powerful anti racist message?. A powerful book If I d had time to read it in one session I would have done so It was interesting to read that the author s family Jews from Persia who fled the country as refugees from racist policies in the 17th century came from the town of ShushanSusa where the story of Esther the heroine who saved her people from the racist vizier Haman is set Anyway this and his father s experiences as a member of British Intelligence during and just after WWII inspired this novel The author wanted to write about his ancestors but it was too close to home for the moment As historical fiction it works very well Perhaps a half star down because it s not really YA though marketed as such The main characters Pip and Hannah are teenagers yes but we also get plenty of viewpoint from the other protagonist Jack Morrow the hypnotist of the title a university academic who is doing great things