Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 2011
Pages no: 384
Edition language: Deutsch
Accused of a crime she didn’t commit, Dolores Claiborne sits down with the sheriff of her little island community and tells him what happened. And to explain that, she has to tell him why she murdered her husband thirty years before…I’ve said it before in my review of The Girl who Loved Tom Gordon, ...
Five stars for one of my very favorite Stephen King stories: the enthralling and legendary 1993 novel, Dolores Claiborne. As old as this book is, and considering it was made into a big budget film starring Kathy Bates (my favorite King adaption, by the way), almost everyone knows the plot — so I w...
4.75 starsI never would have thought I could be so interested in this type of story. It's just an old lady telling about her life, but I hung on every word. It's great IMO.
I managed to reread Dolores Claiborne in under 24 hours. I was thirteen when I first read it, and even then it only took three days. With no chapter breaks and one of the best vernacular-heavy voices King's ever taken on, this book's engine very nearly purrs. Dolores Claiborne is, in my opinion, Ste...
This was a fabulous read. Stephen King is a master of the monologue. He was able to sustain the voice of Dolores Claiborne throughout the whole novel. It was like she was right in the room with me till her story was finished. Vera Donavan's memorable phrase, "Sometimes being a bitch is all a woman c...
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