Publish date: January 31st 1999
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Psycho (#1)
It’s rare to be able enjoy a book and its movie adaptation equally. The characters are so wonderfully drawn, it’s impossible to not have strong feelings about them all, from the skin-crawling creepiness of Norman Bates to anger and impatience for the complacently incompetent sheriff. The story and t...
This is an awesome book. Even though it's around 60 years old and a super famous movie was made from it, it still kept my total attention.
This book is infamous. This was the book that made the film that terrorised a whole generation in the Early 1960's. She was a fugitive, lost in a storm. That was when she saw the sign: motel - vacancy. The sign was unlit, the motel dark. She switched off the engine, and sat thinking, alone and fr...
Creeeeeeepy. Creeps upon creeps in this short book. I loved it, can see why others don't. Ed Gein (is that his name?), is who this is loosely based on. Nasty mo-fo, to be sure. Nevertheless, this was written in the 60s I think? Some differences in language, culture, daily life might hinder the...
Psycho is, in my opinion, one instance where the movie is definitely better than the book. I have seen the movie few years back, and it is one of my all time favourite. Now onto the book, it is well written and straightforward. This certainly makes it easy, fast read. I particularly like Norman’s po...