Gerald's Game by Stephen King

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Read Gerald's Game Online Free - Gerald and Jessie Burlingame have gone to their summer home on a warm weekday in October for a romantic getaway. After being handcuffed to her bedposts, Jessie tires of her husband's games, but when Gerald refuses to stop, the evening ends with deadly consequences. Still handcuffed, Jessie is trapped and alone. Over the next 28 hours, in the lakeside house that has become a prison, Jessie will come face to face with all the things she has ever feared.



Title : Gerald's Game
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ISBN : 0831727527
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 332 pages


Reviews


Trudi rated it ★★★★★

June 12, 2012

I've re-read Gerald's Game several times since its 1992 publication, and have just finished listening to it as an audiobook. Here's what I know for sure: 1) this story has lost none of its power over me, despite the fact I know everything that's going to happen (quite an impressive feat for a lar...


PirateSteve rated it ★★★★★

September 20, 2017

The regularity in which Stephen King writes 3 plus, 4 and 5 star books is staggering. What surprised me with Gerald's Game is after all these years Mr.King chose this book to spit in the face of horror. This book commences with a solid, voyeuristic 4 star plot. We move into the middle of the book...


Jeffrey rated it ★★★☆☆

August 17, 2013

”This wasn’t the smile, though. This was the grin--a version of it he seemed to save just for these sessions. She had an idea that to Gerald, who was on the inside of it, the grin felt wolfish. Piratical, maybe. From her angle, however, lying here with her arms raised above her head and nothing o...


Brad rated it ★★★★☆

September 30, 2017

I'm revising my previous estimation of this book up one star. I'm gonna be a little spoilery. :) Why? The re-read was actually rather satisfying. Yes, it's a novel about survival and all the kinds of crap that men make women do to satisfy themselves, but it's also a rather moving novel about keepi...


Mario rated it ★★★★★

September 23, 2015

Sometimes it takes heart to write about a thing, doesn't it? To let that thing out of the room way in the back of your mind and put it up there on the screen. This was, without a doubt, the most fucked up book I've ever read. So of course I loved it. For some reason, I went into this book thinking...


Stepheny rated it ★★★★☆

February 10, 2015

This book and I have a long history. When I was 9 or so, my mother gave me permission to read books from the “adult section” of the library. She gave me a note to hand to the librarian and all. So, after summer rec, I went into the library and decided I was ready to read some Stephen King. My sis...


orsodimondo rated it ★☆☆☆☆

September 30, 2017

PIÙ CHE UN GIOCO, È UNA PRESA IN GIRO Lo spunto è interessante, promette bene: purtroppo non mantiene affatto. Si tratta di un'idea da racconto, non dovrebbe andare oltre poche decine di pagine. Invece King la tira in lungo e in largo, e questa edizione italiana peggiora tutto: 300 pagine fitte fitt...


Johann (jobis89) rated it ★★★★★

October 13, 2017

"Some nightmares never completely ended." Jessie and Gerald Burlingame head to their holiday home by the lake in Maine for an afternoon of... certain activities. However, things quickly take a turn when Gerald drops dead from a heart attack, leaving Jessie handcuffed to the bed. Jessie is left to...


Kelly (and the Book Boar) rated it ★★☆☆☆

October 09, 2017

Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ People who know me are aware that I’m not much of a re-reader. Sure I’ve read Harry Potter a few times, but it’s not a general practice. When I saw Gerald’s Game was a new Netflix original, I thought I should give it another go. I assum...


Bill rated it ★★★★★

October 01, 2017

UPDATE: The adaptation was phenomenal!!! Captured the tone of the book, well acted & absolutely unsettling “If anyone ever asks you what panic is, now you can tell them: an emotional blank spot that leaves you feeling as if you've been sucking on a mouthful of pennies.” I still believe t...





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