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King Kong
King Kong
Author: Delos W. Lovelace
Tempo Books (c) 1932 — Publication date 1976 — King Kong remains one of the most enduring icons of American popular culture - a massively destructive but curiously sympathetic giant gorilla whose rampage through New York City suggests, on a psychological level, the re-emergence of repressed desire. This novelization captures the pathos, drama, and...  more »
ISBN: 24395
Pages: 219

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Book Type: Paperback
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This is a novelization of the original King Kong screenplay from the 1930s. I decided to read it for two reasons: I wanted to revisit the King Kong story line without watching the movie and I was curious as to the literary level of a novelization from 70 years ago.

Book was actually written cohesively, with a little more attention paid to characterization than the movie tie-ins today. It was a quick, entertaining read.
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