[Ebook] ↠ The Ghost in Love Author Jonathan Carroll – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk

The Ghost in Love Highly recommend What a wonderful imagination this author has Whatever you think this book is about, it s full of surprises This is a book about love, including self love It s about accepting all parts of yourself all of your diffe I love Jonathan Carroll Here s what happens to me when I read his books Number 1, reading the book is a roller coaster of delights There is always the element of the supernatural but I would not call these books fantasy, at least not traditional fantasy There is always some cool dog in the book that can talk Carroll has a million interesting complicated plot twists and ideas that unfold as the novel progresses and as my friend, C, put it, the novel crescendos to the very end Number 2, you I love Jonathan Carroll Here s what happens to me when I read his books Number 1, reading the book is a roller coaster of delights There is always the element of the supernatural but I would not call these books fantasy, at least not traditional fantasy There is always some cool dog in the book that can talk Carroll has a million interesting complicated plot twists and ideas that unfold as the novel progresses and as my friend, C, put it, the novel crescendos to the very end Number 2, you don t really remember most of the plot of the book, after a year or two It s just too complicated, and in a way, is s I Envy Anyone Who Has Yet To Enjoy The Sexy, Eerie, And Addictive Novels Of Jonathan Carroll They Are Delicious Treats With Devilish Tricks Inside Them Michael Dirda, The Washington PostNeil Gaiman Has Written Jonathan Carroll Has The Magic He Ll Lend You His Eyes, And You Ll Never See The World In Quite The Same Way Ever Again Welcome To The Luminous And Marvelously Inventive World Of The Ghost In Love A Man Falls In The Snow, Hits His Head On A Curb, And Dies But Something Strange Occurs The Man Doesn T Die, And The Ghost That S Been Sent To Take His Soul To The Afterlife Is Flabbergasted Going Immediately To Its Boss, The Ghost Asks, What Should I Do Now The Boss Says, We Don T Know How This Happened But We Re Working On It We Want You To Stay With This Man To Help Us Figure Out What S Going On.The Ghost Agrees Unhappily It Is A Ghost, Not A Nursemaid But A Funny Thing Happens The Ghost Falls Madly In Love With The Man S Girlfriend, And Things Naturally Get Complicated Soon Afterward, The Man Discovers He Did Not Die When He Was Supposed To Because For The First Time In Their History, Human Beings Have Decided To Take Their Fates Back From The Gods It S A Wonderful Change, But One That Comes At A Price The Ghost In Love Is About What Happens To Us When We Discover That We Have Become The Masters Of Our Own Fate No Excuses, No Outside Forces Or Gods To Blame The Responsibility Is All Our Own It S Also About Love, Ghosts That Happen To Be Gourmet Cooks, Talking Dogs, And Picnicking In The Rain With Yourself At Twenty Different Ages.Stephen King Has Said That Jonathan Carroll Is As Scary As Hitchcock, When He Isn T Being As Funny As Jim Carrey Jonathan Lethem Sees Carroll As The Master Of Sunlit Surrealism However One Regards This Beguiling Original, Two Facts Are Indisputable It S Tough Being A Ghost On An Empty Stomach And The Ghost In Love Is A Triumphant Return. A librarian recommended this book to me when there were no Murakami books on the shelf She assured me that this would fill that same gap in my heart It sat around in my room, almost forgotten, for about a month, and when it was time to give it back or incur over due fines, I decided to read it anyway I began at eleven and finished at four in the morning.Jonathan Carroll s Ghost in Love begins as a relatively normal story about a brea I thought this was a lovely book I would recommend this book with caution, for I can see people either loving or hating this book Readers may not like it because there is much in the story which is left unexplained, but I suppose I m a relatively complacent reader, as any mysteries left unexplained to me weren t as important as the feelings and thoughts of the characters, along with the overall message I took from the book.I happe The ghost who is in love is Ling, a companion ghost to still living Ben Gould Ben was slated to die earlier but did not, thus throwing the ghost world into a state of confusion and disconcert Ling is attached to Ben in order to find out what exactly is happening and why those scheduled to die are not dying as the schedule dictates In the meantime, Ben is having flashes of another person s life and is suddenly able to communicate with his dog, Pilot As Ben s recently ex girlfriend, German, he The ghost who is in love is Ling, a companion ghost to still living Ben Gould Ben was slated to die earlier but did not, thus throwing the ghost world into a state of confusion and disconcert Ling is attached to Ben in order to find out what exactly is happening and why those scheduled to die are not dying as the schedule dictates In the meantime, Ben is having flashes of another person s life and is suddenly able to communicate with his dog, Pilot As Ben s recently ex girlf The dust jacket features a glowing review of the author by Stephen King, so that was the clincher without SK s input, I probably would have teetered the othe rway and laid the book back on the library shelf So I guess I could say it s SK s fault that I had to limp through this book p Seriously, though The idea is good Something is happening people who are supposed to die are NOT dying, thus throwing the folk I m a fan of Jonathan Carroll s work I ve read and loved several of his novels, but not for a while Ghost in Love has all the classic Carroll s elements, great writing, small scale but gepic love story and plenty of magic weirdness Actually, with this story I think there might have been too much of the latter, possibly overwhelming the formers Although it all made sense in the way Carroll s books usually do, it was almost a bit too convoluted or overly complicated The story itself was great I m a fan of Jonathan Carroll s work I ve read and loved several of his novels, but not for a while Ghost in Love has all the classic Carroll s elements, great Didn t like it Didn t get it I wish someone would pay me to write a book that seems like I made up as I went along No plot necessarythings can change midstream with no explanationnothing has to make sense I know there s a market for this kind of book but I m not part of it I just finished it and yet I couldn t even tell you how it ended The plot never made sense anyway so I guess I didn t care how it ended No part of the plot seemed to be resolved For example, the ghost in love he Didn t like it Didn t get it I wish someone would pay me to write a book that seems like I made up as I went along No plot necessarythings can change midstream with no explanationnothing has to make sense I know there s a market for this kind of book but I m not part of it I just finished it and yet I couldn t even tell you how it ended The plot never made sense anyway so I guess I didn t care how it ended No part of the plot seemed to be resolved For example, the ghost in love hence the title with Ben s girlfriend, German, turns out to be female, and Asian, and, beyond cooking German a large meal which she c Some of the things I don t like in other authors such as jerky transitions and sloppy endings I eternally forgive in Jonathan Carroll because I am really taken with his descriptions of things and the relationships of who he is writing about All of his books have these characters with beautiful attractions to each other for al

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