Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
The Boy Who Could See Demons (Paperback)
  • The Boy Who Could See Demons (Paperback)
zoom

The Boy Who Could See Demons (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£8.99
Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 10/05/2012
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 1 week

  • This item has been added to your basket
Check availability At your local shop

I first met my demon the morning that Mum said Dad had gone.

'My name is Alex. I'm ten years old. I like onions on toast and I can balance on the back legs of my chair for fourteen minutes. I can also see demons. My best friend is one. He likes Mozart, table tennis and bread and butter pudding. My mum is sick. Ruen says he can help her. Only Ruen wants me to do something really bad. He wants me to kill someone.'

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780749953133
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 198 x 132 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Brilliant! Rich with fully formed characters and stunning psychological drama, this heart-gripping novel will keep you riveted from first page to last * Jeffery Deaver *
Utterly captivating, this is a book I adored and savoured from the first to the very last magical page * Tess Gerritsen *
In the vein of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, this is a clever and enchanting novel for anyone who understands the importance of needing a friend . . . "the new Audrey Niffenegger" * Living North *
Thought-provoking and suspenseful, even heart-warming at times, Cooke's novel proves the devil always had the best tunes as it impresses with a gripping tale or friendship, death and identity . . . a diabolically delightful read, which will charm the hell of out you with its strong narrative voice and memorable characters * The Star *
A psychologically complex thriller, told with compassion in a marvellously suspenseful narrative that keeps you engaged from the first page to the last.This novel has it all: a dark and dangerous setting, characters full of depth, rich emotions, and a clever plot.You'll fall in love with Alex - and his demons * Chevy Stevens, New York Times bestselling author of Still Missing *
The Boy Who Could See Demons is an absolute chiller. Deep, moving and utterly gripping, I was riveted from the unsettling beginning to the mindbender of an ending. This is a stellar read that will stay with me a good long while * Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Lies *
Top-notch psychological suspense. From her descriptions of a struggling young family to a recovering Northern Ireland, Jess-Cooke effortlessly draws you into one woman's fight to save a troubled boy. Beware what you think you know. It might be only the demons talking . . . * Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of Touch and Go *
It's a stunning story - a well-researched, authoritative delve into psychosis, guilt and damage . . . The book is beautifully written, with compassion and insight . . . thrilling, wholly plausible and utterly satisfying * Julia Crouch, author of Every Vow You Break *
Gripping from the opening paragraph to its final revelations . . .Touching and painfully funny * Julia Crouch, author of Every Vow You Break *
A rare and intriguing book, both emotionally and intellectually challenging * Helen Grant, author of The Vanishing of Katerina Linden *
This book is quite simply brilliant to read, full of emotion and some heart wrenching plot twists; the tale of Alex and Anya is an extremely memorable one, and one of the best books with a child protagonist I've ever read. Of all the themes touched on, the most prominent one is pain - of every kind. 8/10 * Guardian *

You may also be interested in...

The Missing Girl
Added to basket
£8.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Midnight Line
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Surprise Me
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Love Letter
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Men Without Women
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Break
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Immortalists
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The People vs. Alex Cross
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Force of Nature
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Into the Water
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Killing Commendatore
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
Lullaby
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Little Fires Everywhere
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Added to basket
Last Letter Home
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
How to Stop Time
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback

Reviews

View all

“Seeing is Believing”

Alex has been seeing demons since he was five. A motley bunch of scary looking creatures appeared in the corner of the classroom as soon as his mum told him his dad was gone. One of the demons, Mozart-loving Ruen,... More

Paperback edition
26th June 2012
Helpful? Upvote 31

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.