Book Reviews of Sliver

Sliver
Sliver
Author: Ira Levin
ISBN-13: 9780553295078
ISBN-10: 0553295071
Publication Date: 12/1/1991
Pages: 261
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 23 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 5
Suspensful, quick read. Good storyline.
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Helpful Score: 2
Interesting storyline about people being watched in their own homes and how one of the main characters goes about keeping it secret. His payback comes in the form of a cat! Then the story leaves you picturing the continuation of his 'game'. Recommend reading as it is very interesting!
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Kay Norris, a successful single lady of thirty-nine, moves into the posh Upper East Side district of Carnegie Hill in Manhattan. The building she moves into is a slender, silvery high rise full of exclusive apartments. The building's landlord is personable, if slightly obsessive, but very solicitous of his tenants' various comforts. Only after she moves in does Kay discover that the tabloids have nicknamed her building "The Horror High Rise". Four unexplained deaths have occurred during the building's construction, and a fifth one is about to happen...

I really enjoyed reading Silver by Ira Levin. It was a very intriguing story and I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes horror. I think that I saw at least part of the movie that was made in 1993, and starred Sharon Stone and William Baldwin. In my opinion, the book was much better than the movie. I give Sliver by Ira Levin an A+!
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From the back of the book...
An uptown highrise...A glittering Manhattan "sliver" building.
A successful single career woman.
A shocking secret hidden in brick and concrete.
A High-tech nightmare...Someone is watching her.
He watches her unpack, watches her make the bed; his eyes are everywhere.
He owns the building: now he owns her.
There's no place more frightening than home.
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If you like this genre, you should love this book!
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Just like the movie
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A chilling thriller that explores the menacing evil behind the glittering facades of New York's high-rise homes.
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Cover not in great condition -- bent and a slight stain.