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Let the Right One In: A Novel - John Ajvide Lindqvist
Let the Right One In: A Novel
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Let the Right One In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival!It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenage boy is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that... show more
Let the Right One In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival!It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenage boy is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last---revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day.But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door---a girl who has never seen a Rubik’s Cube before, but who can solve it at once. There is something wrong with her, though, something odd. And she only comes out at night. . . .Sweeping top honors at film festivals all over the globe, director Tomas Alfredsson’s film of Let the Right One In has received the same kind of spectacular raves that have been lavished on the book. American readers of vampire fiction will be thrilled! 
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312355296 (0312355297)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Let the Right One In: A Novel
Since I know most people will either have read or watched the movie revolving around this book, I will not focus too much on the summary. Instead, I will just give my overall opinion of what worked for me and did not.The character of Oskar initially was a little hard to take. He is being bullied and...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
4.0 LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Review
Synopsis: It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenager is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last---revenge for the bullyin...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
5.0 Let the Right One In Review
The character writing is phenomenal. The story is brutal and unsettling and, at times, eerie. It is not only one of the best vampire novels I've read, but one of the best horror novels I've ever come across. Deserves to be shelved with the greats. Håkan and Eli's reunion is now one of my top five mo...
sunsetxcocktail
sunsetxcocktail rated it
0.0 Mini Reviews
A mini review post for some of the books I finished this month but didn't feel like writing full reviews for. 17 & Gone - Nova Ren Suma - 4 Stars. This author is now on my must buy list. 17 & Gone is a strange mystery about a girl who hears and sees the ghosts of teen girls who have gone missing a...
M. A. Phipps
M. A. Phipps rated it
5.0 Let the Right One In: A Novel
It took me a while to remember if I'd actually read this book as I've seen both the Swedish and American film adaptations a few times. When I scanned through it recently I remembered reading it—and I remembered how AWESOME it was. What a dark, gritty story. A really unique take on the whole vampire ...
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