My Thoughts Ritual is one of those books that was truly difficult for me to categorize and sort my thoughts on. The plot was intriguing but the writing was seriously bogged down with purple prose. It was hard for me to get a feel for the tone of the novel, as the conversations between characters …
David John Pinner is a British actor and novelist. He was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He has appeared on stage and television in many roles.
As an actor, he is known for Emergency Ward 10 (1962), Z Cars (1967), The Growing Pains of PC Penrose (1975), (1985), Henry V (1979), The Prince Regent (1979) and Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced.
His 1967 novel Ritual was a major inspiration for Anthony Shaffer’s film The Wicker Man (1973). In 2014 he published The Wicca Woman, a sequel to Ritual.