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So in any cases this book touched my heart. Hope not in your dreams but in those funny startling email jokes. It took me a long time to muster up the courage just to watch the American remake which sucked, by the way, but it was still a little creepy. Anyone unfortunate enough to meet up with a ghost killed by the grudge is then killed-and so it spreads.

Maybe it’s because it’s a translation, or maybe it’s because it’s a media tie-in, but in my opinion, the writing kind of Besides, I’m a huge fan of Grudge movies. I tore through this book. The movie was scary, but this book isn’t. Plot also puts you on the edge of your seat. One particular thing that happens I di I just finished this book, ohsihi I don’t know keei what I feel about it. If dead people can take revenge for real, my soul after death will do the same as Kayako did.

Jzhunagev who explores horror genre. It is said that when one person dies with a deep and burning grudge, a curse is born. It freaks me out every time. It was with some trepidation that I picked up this novelisation of the movie, as it doesn’t really seem like a plot that could translate from screen to book well. I was let down by the author’s writing style and the repetitiveness of the hu. The Japanese films set a new standard for horror filmmaking and storytelling with their blend of slow-burning terror and nightmarish imagery.


kfi Apr 30, Jay rated it really liked it Shelves: I suppose I understand what the author of this novelization was trying to do, going with the themes of repetition that happen in the novel, just like in the movies, the curse forcing things to happen the same way to different people – but still. The book was so scary that I had to sleep with it face down under a pillow.

But if not then this book reads a little like a grocery list. It was very sad Just watch the movie instead.

All in all, I might give it an 3 out of 5 rating. Everyone dies save one person, but you expect this, however they all die the same way. Dec 31, Paulo “paper books always” Carvalho rated it it was amazing Shelves: A Novel is the novelization of the two videos and movies.

I bought it from Amazon and you can get it quite cheap. Better than watching Films it’s based on in my opinion. Mar 02, Rebecca McNutt rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

I hu reading this book like crazy because I wanted to see how the author and the movie are similar. I love the horror genre and this does it for me.

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Hey any book that kills five people in a gruesome way in the first two chapters has got my favorite vote! I’ve read this story about five times since I brought it at a thrift store a few years ago. Topics SpiritsRevengeViolent deaths. That’s the whole story.


Open Preview See a Problem? I can imagine what she felt all her life. View all 3 comments.

Ju-on Volume 1 (呪怨, #1) by Kei Ohishi

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I pray people can heal and treat others with dignity. In the end is a good horror story. While horror is not my favorite genre, I read the book anyway to see if there was something more to the story than in the movies. The ending was very different. Well ogishi you’ve seen the movie, and it scared you to the point that you almost crapped yourself this is definitely the book for you.

When a senior citizen outreach volunteer goes to work in ohiahi house in a quiet residential area, she soon starts to hear odd noises. Be the first one to write a review. I had great time reading it and money I paid to get it from USA, was worth it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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May 04, Jackal rated it liked it. It get’s to be quite repetitive.

The novel is just as chilling-and just as unforgettable. And one last time it’s not scary.