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Review | Stephen King – IT

The month of October is finally upon us, and with it creeping fogs and cozy evenings spent with spooky stories. Most of the time, those stories are filled to the brim with witches and monsters, murder and cases of manslaughter. Or you dig up movies, tv shows and books that are all about magic, ghosts,… Continue reading Review | Stephen King – IT

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Review | ‘The Running Man’ by Richard Bachman (1982)

“You symbolize all the fears of this dark and broken time. It wasn’t all show and audience-packing out there, Richards. They hate your guts. Could you feel it?” – 'The Running Man', p. 56 Since my last reading year only included two books by Stephen King (picture my surprised and flabbergasted face when I realized… Continue reading Review | ‘The Running Man’ by Richard Bachman (1982)

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Idas Teekränzchen #9 | Neuzugänge aus Tinte und Papier zu Weihnachten

Nun sind auch die Weihnachtsfeiertage mit gutem Essen in Gesellschaft der Familie und herrlicher Weihnachtsmagie vorbei und mit ihnen sind viele große und kleine Geschenke in unserer Wohnung eingezogen. Mein Freund hat dieses Jahr auch nur ein ganz kleines bisschen gemurrt, weil natürlich wieder fast nur Bücher dabei waren (O-Ton: "Wo sollen die denn noch… Continue reading Idas Teekränzchen #9 | Neuzugänge aus Tinte und Papier zu Weihnachten

Horror · Ida's English Reading Corner

Review | ‘The Green Mile’ by Stephen King (1996)

“I’m rightly tired of the pain I hear and feel, boss. I’m tired of bein on the road, lonely as a robin in the rain. Not never havin no buddy to go on with or tell me where we’s comin from or goin to or why. I’m tired of people bein ugly to each other.… Continue reading Review | ‘The Green Mile’ by Stephen King (1996)

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Review | ‘Misery’ by Stephen King (1987)

[H]e had seen this look... or, more precisely, this unlook. The word which defined it was catatonia, but what frightened him had no such precise word – it was, rather, a vague comparison: in that moment he thought that her thoughts had become much as he had imagined her physical self: solid, fibrous, unchannelled, with… Continue reading Review | ‘Misery’ by Stephen King (1987)