This is the lead in to a book blurb:
This chilling novel from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Lake of Dead Languages blends the gothic allure of Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca and the crazed undertones of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper with the twisty, contemporary edge of A.S.A. Harrison’s The Silent Wife—a harrowing tale of psychological suspense set in New York’s Hudson Valley.
I genuinely do not know what this means. I know one author by name but not her work, and I don’t know the others at all. Granted, this is the lead in to a blurb, but … as I read it, I realised how quickly I lost interest in what this book is about.
Do book blurbs like this frustrate you?