Reviews for The Tragickall History of Henry Fowst:

'A cleverly constructed mystery... this historical time slip novel is an enjoyable and exciting read.’ For full review, see  The Historical Novel Society.

Banana Girl at Mango Bubbles Books says: 'Sooo gripping, I read the book in one week, one day, one hour, so there! (smiley face).' Full review at Mango Bubbles Books. 


'Gripping and more-ish. With a mix of history, modern day, spooky school buildings, secret hiding places, supernatural goings on,  The Tragickall History of Henry Fowst is an absorbing read.....

Griselda’s writing is full of tiny observations that add up to a believable world. Highly recommended.' - Child-Led Chaos  

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'Excellent.'  Books Monthly.

Mr Ripley says: 'Really engaged me from the very first page. It is inspired by Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and is based on the idea of a man selling his soul and making a pact with the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. It was a joy to explore this theme with the author - anything can happen and it surely does in this strange tale of demons and darkness....

This story is filled with intensity. You will be looking out of the corner of your eye to see whether anything is lurking beyond your vision. This is a recommended treat to read, especially around halloween time or after dark. It will certainly give you goose bumps from head to toe.'

Full review at Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books. 


Very exciting and gripping... the book really grabbed me in the first few chapters and I couldn't put it down.'  

- Laurence, 12

The idea of a modern Faustus is simply brilliant... I thoroughly enjoyed it.'   - Edward, 12

An interesting and absorbing plot - I loved it.' - Katherine, 13