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Shawshank Redemption
Shawshank Redemption
Author: Stephen King
ISBN-13: 9780751514629
ISBN-10: 0751514624
Publication Date: 2/16/1995
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4.2 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Time Warner Books Uk
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Very good read. For me, each story was better than the one before it. The Body and The Breathing Method were certainly my favorites.
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Four KING novellas, of which 3 were made into movies. !. Shawshank Redemption..2. Apt Pupil..3. Stand by Me. If you are into the horror genre it just doesn't get any better than this...
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Wonderful!!!
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Different Seasons"Riveting, Irrestible...His Best--Los Angels Herald Examiner
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Comprised of 4 novellas written by Stephen King, stories of the non-creepy variety. The movies "Stand by Me" and "Shawshank Redemption" are based on 2 of the novellas. I give them 3 out of 5 stars.
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The "Shawshank Redemption" movie was fairly true to the book. However, I felt the book was a little better. Stephen King does a great job of giving you the substance of the characters, both in the realm of the facade a prisoner must maintain to survive, and of the inner anguish a prisoner struggles against to stay whole. You get to know Andy and Red, inside and out, and this is what makes the book so very compelling.

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