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Nobody True

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James True was not there when he died.

He returned from an out-of-body experience to find that he'd been murdered and mutilated. He had no body to go back to.

But who murdered him? The serial killer terrorizing the city--or someone closer? True had no enemies, at least none that he knew of.

To discover the truth, James True must track down his killer. The initial horror of T
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Paperback, 373 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by Tor Books (first published 2003)
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Bandit
On a quest to read Herbert, came across this one at the library. This is a good book of his to borrow from the library instead of buying, since it's not really his best. It's an interesting premise (a person away on an Out Of Body Experience OBE comes back to find his body brutally murdered and has to find out what happened), sympathetic narrator, plenty of twists that make the book's name so appropriate and even a moral. Just something about it didn't sing for me the way some of his other books ...more
Wendy Koedoot
James True is een zakenman , getrouwd met Andrea en ze hebben een dochter, Primrose. James heeft vanaf kinds af aan al een bepaalde gave, namelijk dat hij “Out of body experiences” heeft, oftewel in het Nederlands, zijn astrale (geestelijke) lichaam kan uit zijn fysieke lichaam treden. De eerste zin van het boek is : “ik was er niet bij toen ik doodging. Echt,ik was er niet…” Hij had op dat moment juist een buitenlichamelijke ervaring… hij vind zijn verminkte lichaam terug en vraagt zich af wat ...more
Justin Green
James True has always had the ability to leave his own body.
It's a skill that gets better with practice just like any other, and despite early reservations and inefficiency toward this latent ability, True begins to accept it and hone it, though it's always in the background of his life.
Because he's a successful man.
A partner in a thriving advertising company, he's happily married with a beautiful daughter. Much of his energy is directed into his business and his personal life, this is until
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Gav451
Ah, there is nothing like a James Herbert back on form. After the horror (metaphorical rather than literal) that was 'Once' I find myself once more in the horror (literal) that is 'Nobody True'. This book would suggest that, as I had hoped, that Once was a blip rather than a dip in the form of the writer.

This is a classic James Herbert. Based on a solid story there are really dark elements of this book. The book is a single volume so you know that when you get to the end it will actually be the
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Fien Dewolf
‘Over zijn lijk’ is het eerste boek van James Herbert dat ik in handen krijg.
Ik dacht de verhaallijn wel wat te kunnen voorspellen omdat dit niet mijn eerste Vintage Mysterie-boek is.
Maar niets is minder waar.

Het levensverhaal van James True (of eerder sterfverslag) begint zeer omschrijvend.
Iets waar je als lezer voor valt of net niet.
Ikzelf was van in het begin helemaal mee met de schrijfstijl en het aangename leesgevoel.
Maar het duurde toch even voor hoofdpersonage James me volledig in zijn ve
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James Herbert was Britain's number one bestselling writer (a position he held ever since publication of his first novel) and one of the world's top writers of thriller/horror fiction.

He was one of our greatest popular novelists, whose books are sold in thirty-three other languages, including Russian and Chinese. Widely imitated and hugely influential, his 19 novels have sold more than 42 million
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