Book Reviews of A Stir of Echoes

A Stir of Echoes
A Stir of Echoes
Author: Richard Matheson
ISBN-13: 9780812572124
ISBN-10: 0812572122
Publication Date: 8/15/1999
Pages: 256
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 45 ratings
Publisher: Tor Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
Although I absolutely love the movie, I wasn't impressed by the book. Not quite as spooky, and too many details were so different from the movie that I couldn't get used to it. It might appeal to others, though, especially if you've never seen the movie starring Kevin Bacon!
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Fine, quietly horrific tale of a man whose unexpected, unwanted psychic abilities suddenly open a doorway into a world of dark secrets and darker truths.
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Tom Wallace has a sudden change in his life; one where he finds he can read the minds of others, eventually getting a message from someone deceased that reveals a shocking truth. Just recently having an interest in Matheson's works, I decided to give this book a try - a book that is almost as old as me! It was a good read - I enjoyed it.
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An allegory for the internet era, perhaps.
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Fantastic very differant then the moviea one of a kind author.
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Although I absolutely love the movie, I wasn't impressed by the book. Not quite as spooky, and too many details were so different from the movie that I couldn't get used to it. It might appeal to others, though, especially if you've never seen the movie starring Kevin Bacon!
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I saw the movie first and then read the book. Even though I couldn't put the book down, I still liked the movie a bit more.
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An excellent and frightening tale, much better than the movie.
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Although I absolutely love the movie, I wasn't impressed by the book. Not quite as spooky, and too many details were so different from the movie that I couldn't get used to it. It might appeal to others, though, especially if you've never seen the movie starring Kevin Bacon!
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An excellent book only loosely based on the movie.