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Rose Madder - Stephen King
Rose Madder
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This is the story of Rose Daniels, "the most richly portrayed female King's ever created" (Detroit Free Press). Escape from her macabre marriage is not as easy as fleeing to a new city, picking a new name, finding a new job, and lucking out with a new man. Not with a husband like Norman... show more
This is the story of Rose Daniels, "the most richly portrayed female King's ever created" (Detroit Free Press). Escape from her macabre marriage is not as easy as fleeing to a new city, picking a new name, finding a new job, and lucking out with a new man. Not with a husband like Norman...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451186362 (0451186362)
ASIN: 451186362
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it
4.0 Rosie Real Rules!
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...
Obsession with words
Obsession with words rated it
5.0 Rose Madder
I´m really Rosie And I´m Rosie Real You better believe me Because I´m a great big deal. -Maurice Sendak This is the first Stephen King book I´ve read. I don´t usually read horror and tend to only read realistic fiction. I told my husband about Halloween Bingo and asked him to recommend some of hi...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
3.0 ROSE MADDER Review
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, ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 Rose Madder
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...
Book it Chewie
Book it Chewie rated it
3.0
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...
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