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Dolores Claiborne

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Described by the publisher as a companion piece to King's last book, Gerald's Game, this new novel surpasses it in every way, and shows that King, even without the .   Dolores Claiborne is not a typical piece of SK work but it is a very good read. The story of Dolores is told (by her) to three police officers and it covers the entire book. Very thought provoking & always believable this book really is an eye opener with a very good ending to boot/5().

  Book Description. Dolores Claiborne has a story to tell. But not quite what the police had expected. Dolores Claiborne has a confession to make She will take her time. Won’t be hurried. Will do it her way, sparing neither details nor feelings. Hers or anyone else’s. Dolores Claiborne has a story to tell and you’d better pay attention. Dolores Claiborne (Kathy Bates) has spent nearly a quarter of a century looking after a mean-spirited woman named Vera Donovan (Judy Parfitt) on 84%.

  Suspected of killing Vera Donovan, her wealthy employer, Dolores Claiborne tells police the story of her life, harkening back to her disintegrating marriage and the suspicious death of her violent husband, Joe St. George, thirty years earlier.   Dolores Claiborne is a haunting novel, but not in the way you might expect given the author is the great King. Aside from a brief ghostly encounter, the story doesn’t revolve around supernatural phenomena or evil beings. This is the story of a hardened island woman off the coast of Maine and what she had to go through to protect her cherished daughter.4/5.


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Dolores Claiborne is not a typical piece of SK work but it is a very good read. The story of Dolores is told (by her) to three police officers and it covers the entire book.

Very thought provoking & always believable this book really is an eye opener with a very good ending to boot/5(). ~Dolores Claiborne Meet Dolores Claiborne -- island woman, mother of three, murderess and overall high-riding bitch.

And I love her. She is strength and smarts and dignity personified and in my opinion, one of the most vivid and memorable literary creations ever to walk the pages of any book. I don't say that lightly/5. Dolores Claiborne was recommended by my friend, and I Dolores Claiborne book no real idea what it was about.

The book is written in monologue form, its protagonist Dolores, is being interviewed by the police regarding the death of her employer, and the words are entirely "her own"/5(). Dolores Claiborne is the 32nd book published by Stephen King; it was his 27th novel, and the 22nd written under his own name.

The book was released by Viking in November of The novel, along with Gerald's Game, was originally conceived as part of a larger work intended to be titled In the Path of the Eclipse. Dolores Claiborne is a psychological thriller with horror elements by Stephen Edwin King. First published inand now a major motion picture, the book follows a woman trying to clear her name after she’s accused of murdering her wealthy employer.

The writer of the book is a very well known American author. Stephen Edwin King is not only known for his one or two books but he has written a large number of the great books. Features of Dolores Claiborne: English is the original language of the book. There are pages in the book. The United States is the original publication place of the.

Directed by Taylor Hackford. With Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt. A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid/10(K).

Buy a cheap copy of Dolores Claiborne book by Stephen King. More of a mystery than a horror novel, Dolores Claiborne contains only the briefest glances at the supernatural.

The novel presents Stephen King as a writer Free shipping over $/5(5). Dolores Claiborne Formats: Hardcover / Paperback / Audio / Movie / DVD First Edition Release Date Synopsis: Suspected of killing Vera Donovan, her wealthy employer, Dolores Claiborne tells police the story of her life, harkening back to her disintegrating marriage and the suspicious death of her violent husband, Joe St.

George, thirty. Dolores St. George would take back her birth name, Dolores Claiborne, and she tells her story in the pages that follow. Both are tales of women in the path of the eclipse, and of how they emerge from the darkness. Stephen King's Dolores Claiborne is unique among his works, a novel told as an elderly woman's lengthy confession.

It's funny, gripping, moving, and utterly spellbinding in its depiction of a working wife and mother. In this book, Stephen King creates one of his most memorable characters, and her voice elevates this book from good to great.

As Jessie Burlingame lies handcuffed to her bed in Gerald's Game (p. ), she recalls how, on the clay 30 years ago that her dad molested her, she had a vision of a woman—a murderer?—at a well King explains that vision here: Dolores Claiborne is the woman, and her story of how she killed her husband, and the consequences, proves a seductively suspenseful, if quieter.

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But it is not quite what the police had expected. Dolores Claiborne has a confession to make. She will take her time. Won't be hurried. Will do it her way, sparing neither details nor feelings. Hers or anyone else's. This is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

Last time, with Gerald’s Game, we looked at a book that tinkered with the genre in themes, but not in execution.

And with Dolores Claiborne – now almost forgotten by the more casual King fan. This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear.

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/5(4). There. That's better. You're Nancy Bannister from Kennebunk, and I'm Dolores Claiborne from right here on Little Tall Island. Now I already said I'm going to do a country-fair job of talking before we're done in here, and you're going to find I wasn't lyin a bit.

So if you need me to speak up or to slow down, just say so. You needn't be shy. Dolores Claiborne by King, Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King, First Edition.

You Searched For: Book is in stock, and you can be assured that this book will be packaged well and shipped promptly. We ship USPS Media Mail to ensure timely and accurate delivery direct to you. Claiborne, Dolores: The woman who confesses to the murder of her husband Joe St.

George. Maiden name of Dolores St. George. Daughter of Patricia: Claiborne, Mr. Father of Dolores. Claiborne, Patricia (Trisha) Mother of Dolores: Cullum, Arlene: Watched Selena St. George while Dolores was working for Vera Donovan: Devereaux, Mrs.

Dolores Claiborne. Stephen King is 2nd on my list of all time greatest authors (First is Dean Koontz), I just wish he could write a book a week, Then I wouldnt have to keep waiting for the next one to come out/5(22).Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King suspicion is immediately cast on her housekeeper and caretaker, Dolores Claiborne.

Dolores herself is no stranger to such mistrust, thanks to the local chatter and mysterious circumstances surrounding her abusive husband's death twenty-nine years earlier. His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of Released on: Octo Dolores Claiborne There was a story about the eclipse on the front page of the American just about every day that July, but I think that, for all his newspaper-readin, Joe had only the fuzziest idear anything out of the ordinary was gonna happen later in the month.