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A sex game goes wrong!

Advantages: An easy read, tense, convincing (mostly!), nerve-wracking
Disadvantages: Inclusion of something in the story that reduces its credibility levels

Published in 1992 (in the UK), Gerald’s Game is a Stephen King novel which is in a slightly different style to his norm, plus not quite so lengthy as most of his other works. Middle-aged couple Jessie and Gerald take themselves off for a break to a very ...

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It wasn't that much of Gerald's game

Advantages: catchy, spooky, scary, nerve-thrilling
Disadvantages: lengthy and too much retrospective dialogue-narrating

Gerald's Game Another of Stephen King's "Maine line" fiction books. Honestly the first book by S. King that annoyed the hell out of me. I don't see a point in not revealing the plot fully, as in the book it's anyways revealed on the very first pages - ...

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what a read

Advantages: Excellent read,filled with tension from first to last
Disadvantages: You can't put it down

According to the publishers blurb on the book jacket, this book is " ... a masterpiece of terror and suspense that shows a brilliant new facet of Stephen King's dark genius". Gerald and his wife Jessie are a middle aged couple who try to add spice to ...

jeezy_creezy 10.06.2002 · Read full review
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A corpse for Dinner

Advantages: Provides a liitle amount of entertaiment
Disadvantages: Not his best work

Jessie is the main character in this book, a women who finds herself chained to the bed, not wanting to go through with the sex act she has been practising with her husband. Although she normally would just lie back and think of England (or America), t ...

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Don't try this at home

Advantages: Thought provoking in the survival-methods department
Disadvantages: Blood.

Before I say anything else, this is not one of my favourite books from the maestro of horror, so excuse me if I don't run round the room blowing trumpets. I was actually quite disappointed with this, and I'll tell you for why after I have given you a basi ...

Salgirl 06.03.2001 · Read full review
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