Publish date: 1995
Publisher: New Eng. Lib.
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
Series: KOLEKCJA MISTRZA GROZY (#20)
It is not uncommon for Stephen King to write about men with extreme anger issues. If a female author were to write a character like Norman she would be called a man-hating harpy. He is a caricature, even in the chapters written from his perspective, his thoughts consist entirely of hate and rage. No...
Stephen King once famously proclaimed himself the Big Mac and fries of literature — meaning his works are popular and enjoyable, albeit perhaps lacking in nourishment. I heartily disagree with that assessment, for the most part. Novels such as IT, Dolores Claiborne, and The Dead Zone are intricate, ...
Rose is a woman on the run from her super abusive husband. As the story goes along, the reader learns what a truly terrible person he is. He's a cop so she has to really hide. After Rose finds a painting, things take on a supernatural twist. The story has suspense, thriller, dark fantasy and hor...
Pretty standard King page-turner. I'll admit, I lost a lot of interest in the book once the romantic sub-plot with Bill became a thing. I just sort of coasted along with the story after that. Weirdly? I found Norman's PoV to be far more interesting and engaging than any other. He's just such a nas...
Now I remember why I didn't like this the first time I read it. It wears out its welcome a good 60 pages before the end. We get our denouement, and then we're made to wade through a goodly chunk of book before we can call it done. Still, Rose Madder is okay. I think what keeps this book pretty middl...