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Rose Madder

19 Ratings: 3.2
A book by Stephen King

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Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Signet
7 reviews about Rose Madder
review by . May 22, 2010
This is a terrifying tale of a woman who is in a fourteen-year marriage to an extremely abusive and sadistic husband.  Rose, the main character, finally gets up the courage to leave him, and escapes to another city to start her new life.  Her husband, a cop, goes off on a wild rampage to find her, leaving a trail of destruction in his wake.  He just wants to “talk to her up close”.  The story that follows takes the reader on a wild ride as Rose finds an uncommon way …
Quick Tip by . July 09, 2010
One of King's most overlooked novels. I really loved it.
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
Not one of King's greatest, yet it has its own particular creepiness that merits its reading. A treatise against spousal abuse, an amazingly sensitive portrayal of abused and abuser, getting into their heads with agility and even sympathy. Disturbing, especially if you have experienced such abuse.
Quick Tip by . July 02, 2010
Wonderful novel that shows the plight of an abused woman, with enough King-esque supernatural elements that you wish would happen in real life.
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
different kind of SK book
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
One of the few Stephen King books I didn't mind.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
One of my favorite books of all time, excellent book
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