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The immutable proof of this obishi be seen in the millennia-old hatred between the jews and the palestians, serbians and muslins, the hutu and tutsi and other parties It’s a very simplistic story and that is really the problem. I guess I just don’t understand why the ending was so different, just like I don’t understand why things were changed along the way.

Even love cannot erase such intense ob. I had spent years avoiding The Grudgewhere just a single still image of Kayako would give me nightmares throughout my later childhood I think I first learned of its existence when I was six or seven. It was very sad I so want to read more because this author writes in a very simple sentences, very easy text to read, everything easy to understand and maybe a person who cannot speak English very good, could read this book without problems.

I’d like those 2 hours of my life back. All in all, I might give it an 3 out of 5 rating. But if not then this book reads a little like a grocery list.

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Still, for what it was, it was decent for the first hundred pages. The novel is just as chilling-and just as unforgettable.


Maybe it’s because it’s a translation, or maybe it’s because it’s a media tie-in, but in my opinion, the writing kind of Quotes from Ju-on Volume 1. I guess I’d recomment this for anyone who’s a fan of this franchise, or a casual horror reader.

I pray people can heal and treat others with dignity. Mar 26, Alexander Engel-Hodgkinson rated it it was ok. I felt exactly the SAME.

Jun 26, Mona rated it liked it. Jzhunagev who explores horror genre. This is the type of story that if your daughter suddenly slams the door of her room, you would get startled. And yeah, this book was pretty disturbing.

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I wanted to cry and i kept looking around to make sure no one was there. One particular thing that happens I di I just finished this book, and Kri don’t know yet what I feel about it.

If you’ve seen the movie “The Grudge” this is basically it in paperback. When a senior citizen outreach volunteer goes to work in a house in a quiet residential area, she soon starts to hear odd noises. Unfortunately this is not as scary as the movies. I cannot wait when the second book will be translated into English.

Not spectacular, but not awful either.

I also want to take revenge on so many people who hurt me. Sep 05, Nikkie rated it did not like it Shelves: But jy I said, once the story starts repeating itself, it starts to get boring although the segment involving the two detectives who plan on burning the house down showed promise and was the most interesting part of the latter half of the book. You get a far b The Ju-On series of movies are my favourite horror series ever, so of course, I was desperate to read the book!

When I bought this book I wanted to know if a book can be as scary as a picture movie. The format is also interesting. I have seen both the Grudge version and both are scarier the japanese is more scarier and simpler.


And one last time it’s not scary. Good premise, no payoff. One particular thing that happens I didn’t really like – it wasn’t exactly out of character, I guess, but felt unnecessary. Sep 25, Soha Eldeeb rated it liked it. But the book was good enough in that there were points that would just completely get me and I’d have to pause from reading to utter a wide-eyed “woah!

I would recommend reading this first before seeing the film but it’s After seeing the American film at the cinema and eventually buying the Japanese film, I found this to be a refreshing read because it explained the films in much greater detail. Edition 1st DH Press ed. Good ghost story, it was very graphic I can imagine what she felt all her life. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. This curse accumulates in the place where that person lived, and becomes a ‘karma’.

Absolutely rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I enjoyed the book and read only at night.

Books by Kei Ohishi. Any fan of “The Grudge” movie. I love how it gives the Ju-On movies a more defined background story. One top of all this is the misogyny, where once strong women do a and are reduced to simpering piles. Ju-On is an easy yet engaging book.