Rose Madder

Rose Madder

Book - 1996
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After fourteen years of beatings and abuse, Rose runs away from her husband. Unfortunately, he is a detective, and he has ways of finding her.
Publisher: New York : Penguin, Pocket Books, 1996, c1995
ISBN: 9781501143687
1501143689
9780451186362
0451186362
Call Number: KING, S

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nbcrook
Oct 30, 2017

This is one of King's "better" "bad" efforts. By his own admission the book tries too hard, however, the story is still a good read and there's enough creepiness to go around.

simeonite Sep 01, 2016

Must read such a good book.Loved it

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livingdead_girl
Jun 06, 2016

This was a stellar read. I truly believe King needs more eccentric and strong woman leaders in his novels.
I highly recommend picking up Desperation next....has a good tie into this one.

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MCinnamon
Mar 03, 2013

A surprising change for Stephen King using a female main character and dealing with the issue of spousal abuse. One of the few novels where he actually did reasearch by contacting various help agencies to fully understand the issues, causes, effects, and solutions. Some of the characters reappear in Desperation and Regulators, which adds to character depth.

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livingdead_girl
Jun 06, 2016

livingdead_girl thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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Rainman
May 01, 2013

"You try to repay me and I'll change your whole ---- outlook."

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