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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?. 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 cheapen the writing Still my biggest problem is Jack Not only is he annoying as hell but the book beats you over the head with his Irishness but it s clear that very little research was done on Ireland If you can t accurately write an Irish protagonist don t do it The Mission Primer take you when your expectations are greatOfficially endorsed by Amnesty International The Hypnotist was hailed by The Bookseller in Decorum to Watch’ section as ‘gripping compelling storytelling with a powerful anti racist message?. I Zen Doodle Unleashed think Thick this probably could have been a good story but it s so badly written It s disjointed and sloppy It even changes DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi tense for a chapter The lessons it seeks Folk Shawls to Why Knock Rock? teach are very heavy handed and all it does is cheapen Fiction Writers Workshop the writing Still my biggest problem is Jack Not only is he annoying as hell but Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch the book beats you over Fabricate the head with his Irishness but it s clear First & Then that very little research was done on Ireland If you can Ella Puede! t do it

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The Hypnotist

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. 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 because it s different his personality was very innocent bright and set the wrong tone for the book ahead I thought wasting two pages on trying to hypnotise the reader was very uncomfortable to read and uite desperate However it linked into the story and explained a few scenes later Then the author introduced Pip and his sad background which made it clear despite the title that he was the main character and the hero of the story I didn t like the way they introduced Mr Zachery I thought teaching to smoke and setting him as a rough mean guy was setting him on to be an evil character and then telling Pip he had lost boys before confirmed it It happened to be the second deceiving character out of many I know this is historically accurate and this is what would have been seen as normal for the time period I think for today it would be seen as horrible because the racial tensions happening at that timeThen there was Hannah whom I thought could not have been any stronger despite her growth at the end I thought the relationship between her and Pip was a bit out of the blue and should have been delayed a bit I LOVED however her little songs every now and again it gives the reader clever and selective insight into what she was thinking and what was going on nobody else in the story new However what annoyed me was that it was only a couple of pages later that someone else new about it and the matter was completely solved or it was no longer a secretLilybelle whom Pip was told to look after was a very light hearted woman that anybody could be friends with However once she grew she faced prejudices of her own none of her friends would talk to her she was scary and looked on as lazy However when Pip leaves for a week she gets better Mr Zachery looks after her Their is physical improvements And it just makes Pip happy as it is seem useless and unable Then there is the theme of things I don t know enough about racial history in America To comment to the deserved extent however I believe the author has described explained and captured enough of what it was like to really interest and teach the reader the different view points However there were pockets in the book where that was forgotten Back to Jack his role at first was unclear the blurb said he would meet pip and they would become Inextricably linked it was slow at first however I felt that was needed because the author had tied himself a knot With a friendly hypnotise he could get out of any situation he could solve all their problems without a blink And this slowed and lost the book some meaning when they went traveling they got out of all situations they hypnotised everyone who gave them a tiny bit of trouble And this is where there the book falls Pip had lost the meaning or main character yes they were doing everything for him yes he was the person originally in trouble However he became a whinging child Hannah was suffering and jack became the hero every time The book became very slow there were several small revelations however when the big event happened it was jack who saved the day while Pip was asleep and that was all that happened Jack s happy innocent personality had to change because of his new role in the story and in most cases that would be okay however the change was of a destruction he lost nearly all of any personality and he was jumping back and forward from being angry scared and nosy to being kind parental and heroic The book became magical for random events magically stopped all other events and none of the characters were touched or ever put in really danger Arts of Wonder that he mostly keeps hidden Skills in hypnotism and mind controlPip and Jack’s lives become inextricably linked as The Good Daughter the heat of racial Jasmine Summer tension builds Simply Sensual (Simply, to a Frank Gehry terrifying storm”Part The Wake thriller part love story Ethics this extraordinary debut novel l. 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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. 2018 CARNEGIE LONGLIST BOOK 1520 Looking back I m changing my rating to two stars because this book realy was not exceptional and there were a load of things that annoyed me about it I do think that this was an interesting idea But I could kind of tell it was a debut novel It felt like there was to give to come and that s okay because first novels aren t always perfect I feel like this was maybe not as powerful as it could have been And I found it hard to separate the sciency stuff from the magicy stuff It didn t really work for me personally The story is definitely uite dark Pip is a black boy in America at the highest point of racial tension This book covers topics such as racism and the KKK I don t really know enough about this subject to comment on it but I do think this book does a good job enlightening people to it and its horrors The book wasn t problematic in any way and I really liked the themes of hope and the fact that not all the characters are horrible It made the book a pleasant experience I do have mixed opinions on the characters though I really love Lilabelle or is it Lilybelle and her unending positivity She is a very inspirational character I also really liked Hannah The short chapterpoem things from her POV are a really nice addition to the book They were both sweet and sad I found Pip a bit flat but the character who really rubbed me off the wrong way was Jack Morrow I don t know why I think it was maybe just the way his voice spoke in his first person narrative but he was just really annoying Sorry Jack Also I wasn t enamoured with the fact that the book kept changing POV I think I would have enjoyed the book had it just been in the third person all the way through Maybe that is just because I prefer third person or maybe because I really disliked the way that Jack came across in his chapters but it would have honestly improved the book so much for me personally I find it irritating when a book changes POV because there always seems to be one you dislike in most cases which can dampen your enjoyment of the story And I wasn t 100% keen on the hypnotism thing Yes I hear you saying THAT IS THE WHOLE POINT OF THE BOOK but I guess it is just personal taste And I lost my taste for it through the ever irritating Jack Morrow or doctor jack morrow to use his full moniker yes this is very annoying after he has said it about 10 times So yeah this was interesting but not exceptional But I feel like this is a case of me not the book So no hard feelings This is a heavy book that some readers might find disturbing so I will give you that warning before you go into it But if this sounds like your kind of thing go for it


10 thoughts on “The Hypnotist

  1. says:

    2018 CARNEGIE LONGLIST BOOK 1520 Looking back I'm changing my rating to two stars because this book realy was not exceptional and there were a load of things that annoyed me about it I do think that this was an interesting idea But I could kind of tell it was a debut novel? It felt like there was to give to come and that's okay because first novels aren't always perfect I feel like this was maybe not as powerf

  2. says:

    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

  3. says:

    When Pip is bought and paid for at an orphanage he is worried for his future But the worn skinny old man called Mr Zachar

  4. says:

    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 Howe

  5. says:

    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

  6. says:

    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 all of their courage cunning and wit to free themselves from their oppressorsThis book is amazing Here at Book Box Club

  7. says:

    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 duri

  8. says:

    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

  9. says:

    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

  10. says:

    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 ways’ it is imperative that children are taught to understand racism and particularly anti Black racism as historically rooted and systemically sustained All prejudice is wrong and anyone can be prej

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