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Dolores Claiborne - Stephen King
Dolores Claiborne
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Suspected of murdering the crippled widow for whom she worked as a housekeeper and companion, Dolores Claiborne has a story to tell. But it isn't the one the police are expecting to hear. It's a little darker, a little stranger - and a lot more horrifying.
Suspected of murdering the crippled widow for whom she worked as a housekeeper and companion, Dolores Claiborne has a story to tell. But it isn't the one the police are expecting to hear. It's a little darker, a little stranger - and a lot more horrifying.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780450588860 (0450588866)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
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TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it
4.0 4/5: Dolores Claiborne, Stephen King
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, ...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 DOLORES CLAIBORNE Review
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...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
5.0 Dolores Claiborne
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.
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
5.0 Dolores Claiborne Review
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...
Muriellerites
Muriellerites rated it
5.0
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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