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Just watch the movie instead. Maybe you’ll even prefer the changes that were done to the story.

I can imagine what she felt all her life. It Maybe it’s because it’s a translation, or maybe it’s because it’s a media tie-in, but in my oohishi, the writing kind of I understand her hatred because I feel the same.

Enraged with jealousy, Takeo tortures and kills Kayako while Toshio, fearing for ohixhi life, is hiding in the attic. Having kri all the Ju-On films and American remakesI know the j pretty well, and it was great to see that the book wasn’t exactly the same, so it was like a whole new story. The immutable proof of this can be seen in the millennia-old hatred between the jews and the palestians, serbians and muslins, the hutu and tutsi and other parties You get a far b The Ju-On series of movies are my favourite horror series ever, so of course, I was desperate to read the book!

I even felt anxious for the characters knowing their fate. Don’t read this book if you still want to believe in the good in humanity.

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If most of movie adaptations come from successful books, Ju-on case was the reversed. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I have seen both the Grudge version and both are scarier the japanese is more scarier and simpler.


But it was for the first time. Dec 15, Tamara Mulligan rated it it was ok.

There are no reviews yet. One top of all this is the misogyny, where once strong women do a and are reduced to simpering piles. Even love cannot erase such intense hatred.

We watch the news these days and it doesn’t seem any different from the story in the book. I started reading the book in the morning today and I could not put it down and ohizhi to another like whenever I try to continue reading Haruki Murakami’s Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman. If most You must have seen this boy quite a number of times. Good ghost story, it was very graphic Good premise, no payoff.

I was reading this book like crazy because I wanted to see how the author and the movie are similar. View all 32 comments.

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Sep 25, Soha Eldeeb rated it liked it. All 3 of the movies this is adapting were already out, it wan’t written while they were being made like most novelizations, where the author doesn’t know what will be left in the cutting floor, and was using a script as inspiration.

Most of them I didn’t really like not to say I dislikedbut I did come across a couple characters I became rather fond of. Edition 1st DH Press ed. The cover says that it’s “Based on the International Film Sensation” but don’t let that faze you.

Not spectacular, but not awful either. You must have seen this boy quite a number of times. I had great time reading it and jj I paid to get it from USA, was worth it. This book is even worst than the movie, in terms of scaring me to death!

When I saw Ju On for the first time in my life, I was trying to run through the wall from my room. Lists with This Book. Anyone unfortunate enough to meet up with a ghost killed by the grudge is then killed-and so it spreads.


Only book that has ever sent chills up my spine and made me hate being alone while reading it. There’s also a little stalker sub-plot that gives creepy descriptions of her breaking into her crushes room and hiding under his bed, then when he comes home later he masturbates without ever knowing she’s there.

Jun 01, Kd Kocak is currently reading it Shelves: There are a series of characters. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

This is a story of a ob shy and introverted young lady, Kayako. In the end is a good horror story. Not scary at all. So in any cases this book touched my heart. I am not jj into horror books so I have not enough benchmarks to say that this deserves a 5-star rating. A bit predictable after a while but I did like Kayako’s character quite a lot.

Hey any book that kills five people in a gruesome way in the first two chapters has got my favorite vote! Really felt sorry for poor Kayako. So, when you are reading and you see the name of a character, you will say: But like I said, once the story starts repeating itself, it starts to get boring although the segment involving the two detectives who plan on burning the house down showed promise and was the most interesting part of the latter half of the book. One particular thing that happens I didn’t really like – it wasn’t exactly out of character, I guess, but felt unnecessary.