Is it a ghost story?
I'm not sure about that. There's not the slightest hint of horror up to the 60% of the book, and until then it's just a (plain) story of a man cheating on his best friends with the wife of the latter.
Okay, the horror comes late, but is it the "good", blood-chilling, BRAM-STOCKER'S-DRACULA-LIKE (oh God, how could they ever suggest it?) kind of horror?
Nope. It is too little, too boring, too clumsy, too badly played.
Does the plot-twist at the end do anything to heal the fate of this story and leave you a tiny-wee bit satisfied with it?
Again, nope. Again, boring, clumsy, moronic.
PS: I SWEAR it, this the LAST time I ever keep in faith a reading suggestion by Neil Gaiman - that is, if the suggestion does not concern one of his own books. The man is a genius, but God, his tastes SUCK. The terrible experience with Gene Wolfe should have taught me something....Continua