Il gioco di Gerald
Publish date: April 1993
Publisher: Sperling & Kupfer
Pages no: 368
Edition language: Italian
Gerald's Gameis a brutal, exhausting read. With this 1992 novel Stephen King did the impossible: he wrote a harrowing, haunting novel about one woman trapped in a room . . . and he managed to make it so damn interesting! Not only that, I feel this is King's scariest work. That's subjective, of cours...
Basically, what happens when Fifty Shades of Grey goes horribly wrong. I'll review it tomorrow.
I'm having flashback to Misery. Not because of content (exactly) but by this sense of wonder: how in hell did a set up got stretched into a 300 pages novel and WORK I can't imagine. I keep thinking of a way of naming a shelf for that phenomenon (of which Kings seems to be the guiltiest), but all end...
After reading some of the negative reviews on this book, I went into it with pretty low expectations. I expected it to drag along, kind of like Insomnia or Under the Dome did in certain parts. Nothing I've read by King thus far has exactly bored me, but those two I did have to sit down several times...
Meine Beziehung zum Autor Stephen King ist ein klassischer literarischer Spätzünder. Jahrelang habe ich mich strikt geweigert, seine Bücher zu lesen, weil ich überzeugt war, jemand, der so viel so schnell schreibt, könne nicht auch noch gut schreiben. Und dann kam „ES“. Ich weiß nicht mehr, was mich...
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