Besides a few audible page turns, James Woods offers a compelling reading, eliciting the stress and anxiety building up in Rainey as he comes unraveled.
Too bad he's not a good audiobook narrator. His recent work includes, Listen to thousands of included audiobooks, podcasts, originals and more, Eden: Will you survive a new plague? https://stephenking.fandom.com/wiki/Secret_Window,_Secret_Garden?oldid=76682. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness.
This one is about a writer who is recently divorced, and receives a visit from an old man who accuses him of stealing a story he wrote several years earlier. John leaves Mort a copy of his manuscript. There's a slightly whiny pitch to Woods's voice that also makes him a good match for Rainey. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Stephen King Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. Get TERMINAL. Secret Window, Secret Garden Audio CD – Unabridged, August 2, 2016 by Stephen King (Author), James Woods (Reader) 4.3 out of 5 stars 14 ratings
STEPHEN KING is a prolific and perennially bestselling author and an recognized master of the horror genre. "Secret Window, Secret Garden" is the second novella and probably the story I was most looking forward to reading (followed closely by "The Library Policeman").
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Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Reviewed in the United States on July 26, 2011, Reviewed in the United States on December 16, 2013. I am a big fan of Stephen King's novellas, and this one is definitely going to the top of my list of Stephen King stories. This is an audio dramatization of Stephen King's "Secret Window, Secret Garden." Unable to add item to List. HighBridge Audio; Unabridged Edition (September 23, 2008), Reviewed in the United States on July 13, 2016. Over night, he kills Mort's cat with a screwdriver. Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers.
He finally does get the magazine, but his story has been ripped out. I came to this story having seen the Johnny Depp film Secret Window (2004). Reviewed in the United States on March 19, 2015. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This was a gift for my brother-in-law, and he really enjoyed it. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I consider this story a bit of a departure for King, because it almost reads as much like a mystery as a thriller, but leave no doubt, this one not only thrills, it chills—to the bone.
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Please try again. “Secret Window, Secret Garden” enters the suddenly strange life of writer Mort Rainey, recently divorced, depressed, and alone on the shore of Tashmore Lake.
I listen to a lot of audiobooks, and I especially like the dramatized ones -- but some are better than others. I would recommend reading the novella first because, hey, nothing compares to the original :) , and then listen to this to get a whole different depth on it. A heartbreaking work of terror that sticks with you long after the book closes. An ancient magic draws together ordinary people and extraordinary beings as events and dark forces begin to collide on the hill called Jonah's Belly.
As for the narration...I very nearly gave this audio book 4 stars because, although James Wood was an excellent reader/story teller, there was a significant amount of pasty, dry-mouthed smacking, Very loud nose breathing and a slight list that I found so distracting I very nearly didn't finish the book.
A wonderful example of how affecting an audiobook can be. He was the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
But charm soon turns to obsession, and the crows prove to be jealous admirers. Mort orders a new copy of the magazine, he also gets a detective to help him out.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Ancient evils clash in this horror novel series. Secret Window, Secret Garden: Two Past Midnight (Four Past Midnight), Audio CD – Unabridged, September 23, 2008.
As Rainey's evidence disappears, his sanity and safety go along with it, and soon he is approaching a reckoning with the determined Shooter. Please try again. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in.
1 Summary 2 Adaptations 3 Audiobook 4 Book Covers Mort Rainey is visited by a man who takes the name of John Shooter, with a manuscript which proves to be an almost exact copy of a story that Mort himself wrote and published some years earlier.
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However, Shooter's accusation of plagiarism and his overbearing attitude of malevolence send Rainey scattering to prove his innocence. The Kite Runner i smy pefect contemporary writing style i love.
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Stephen King's short story “Secret Window, Secret Garden”—from the collection Four Past Midnight—is now available from Encore at a great price. This is one of the better ones. There are guests in Cynthia's garden, and they come bearing gifts. He was the one who killed those people.
He also trys to contact a man named Tom, who rode by Mort and Shooter in there last meeting. He also burns down Amy's (his ex-wife) house. An adequate telling of an average story. Please try again.
The story was adapted into a Secret Window in 2004.
Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Amy goes to Mort's home, and Mort attempts to kill her, but fails when he is shot and killed. Grab the new thriller everyone is talking about. The author of Dracula didn't believe in vampires... until it was too late.
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