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A Novel

by Janni Visman

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    Jun 2005, 192 pages
    Jun 2006, 192 pages

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A taut, maze-like narrative that will entrap you within pages. Psychological Thriller.

Yellow received high praise when first published in the UK in early 2004, with The Times Literary Supplement saying, 'Simple but highly effective, Yellow sets the net curtains of one's mind a twitch,' and The Daily Mail describing it as 'a taut, maze-like narrative that will entrap you within pages.' Opinion in the USA has been a little more mixed - most offer praise but a few, such as the reviewer for Publishers Weekly, are less enthusiastic saying, "Visman does turn out some sharp prose while keeping readers guessing, but Stella is too grating to hold readers' sympathy, even when she deserves it."

In response to PW I would ask, since when do we have to like a character to appreciate ...

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