A masterpiece of spellbinding suspense, where evil wears the most innocent face of all...Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor husband Guy move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and mostly elderly residents. Neighbors Roman and Minnie... show more
A masterpiece of spellbinding suspense, where evil wears the most innocent face of all...Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor husband Guy move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and mostly elderly residents. Neighbors Roman and Minnie Castavet soon come nosing around to welcome the Woodhouses to the building, and despite Rosemary's reservations about their eccentricity and the weird noises that she keeps hearing, her husband takes a special shine to them. Shortly after Guy lands a plum Broadway role, Rosemary becomes pregnant, and the Castavets start taking a special interest in her welfare. As the sickened Rosemary becomes increasingly isolated, she begins to suspect that the Castavets' circle is not what it seems...
Publish date: 2010-04-20
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Rosemary's Baby (#1)
I have never watched the Mia Farrow movie adaption of this book, but I know that is a classic horror movie. Because of that I´m surprised that this book left me with lukewarm feelings. My main issue with this book was that the strong and intense second part of the novel was bogged down by the lame...
All they eat in this book is milk and meat and starch.Just as long as it needs to be, with a sense of spiraling claustrophobia and absurdity. I need to read more Ira Levin.
Die Sprache ist zwar etwas simpel, aber die Geschichte hat mich sehr gepackt. Ira Levin arbeitet über weite Strecken des Romans ganz großartig mit Suspense. Der Leser weiß (so er den Film nicht gesehen hat und noch nie was über das Buch gehört hat) bis zum letzten Kapitel nicht, ob all dieser Horror...
Rosemary's Baby is not very scary but it was pretty strange and I enjoyed it. Rosemary and her husband were really wanting to get into the Bramford apartment complex and right when they had signed a lease on another apartment it becomes available and Rosemary begs her husband Guy to get them out of ...
I think I remember some comments about how the movie was a campy style of horror. It left me completely unprepared for this read.This is horror alright. I'm unsettled while writing this, actually. I think it's that most of it is more or less plausible. You take away the supernatural bits, and it wou...