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Gerald's Game

5 Ratings: 2.2
A book by Stephen King

While this is one of the best-written stories King has ever published, it will offend many through sheer bad taste. Jessie and Gerald Burlingame have been married for 20 years. Kinky sex is Gerald's game; lately he has taken to handcuffing his wife … see full wiki

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Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Signet
2 reviews about Gerald's Game
review by . June 18, 2010
 The emotions that this book creates within you as you read it is pure horror at what has happened to this poor girl Jessie, the main character and sympathy for her. Jessie has a secret she has been hiding for years, that not until recently has come to surface.    If you are already a Stephen King fan and have not read this gem, you most certainly should read this book next, it is a masterpiece. I seriously could not put this book down if I tried. I finished the entire book …
review by . July 21, 2003
It was an old criticism of King's work, before "Gerald's Game" and "Dolores Claiborne" were published, that he couldn't write a convincing female character between the ages of 17 and 70. Given his penchant for writing about either young girls (Carrie White, for example, or the little girl Charlie from "Firestarter") or old women, it seemed to be a valid point for a long time.This book, which is an excellent one for many reasons, seemed to be King's first direct response to that criticism. In it, …
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