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Ring

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2004

    A little confusing but still good

    'Ring' is basically this: four people die at the exact same time and some reporter dude named Asakawa uncovers a video tape that the four watched. Then the tape tells him that he will die in a week unless a charm is carried out. Now, he has seven days to research the history of this video tape and figure out what he has to do to survive. One thing that intrigued me about this book was the way things came together. (Much like the movie.) It had a very strange ending that definetely makes me want to read the next one. However, all of the hard-to-pronounce names threw me off. It's still a good book, but it confused me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2003

    Good Read!

    My kids rented the movie and I was intregued. I just had to get the book, because there are usually more details to be had by reading. The book has a different twist on the story line, which I found better than the movie. I would love to read some more of Suzuki's work; just wish I could read Japanese, as waiting for English translation may be a long time coming.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2003

    'Ring' is chillingly told Horror story

    So, you've seen RIngu or the Ring and wanna read the book? Fine go ahead, but SEE THE MOVIE FIRST.When you see the movie, youre wondering 'whats that?' and when you read the book you say 'Oh, cool!' This book is 1st in a seires featuring 'Loop' and 'Spiral'. WHEN ARE THEY COMING TO AMERICA? I NEED TO KNOW! But this book is a good horror book, mystrery, suspense and triller. If youre reading this read the book If you have read this you must complete the following if you want to live....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2003

    Not the definite article...

    I liked this book, it's readable, fairly fast-paced and its structure is interesting with regard to the different story-telling styles of East and West. Just one criticism of most of the reviews here though... PLEASE stop talking about THE Ring. It is simply a stateside, typically unimaginative, remake of a genuine classic - Hideo Nakata's 'Ring'. No doubt about it - the Japanese are making the best thrillers at the moment while the West reflects envious echoes. Bottom line, if you haven't got the concentration to watch a film with subtitles, you've no business having an opinion. So there.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2003

    Make a Movies with this in it.

    I haven¿t seen the movie Ringu 0: Birthday and I don¿t know if it explains how the girl is born and what made her evil. Plus it's suppose to be in Japanese, or something? But, I think they should make an ¿English¿ movie about how the man and wife wanted to have a babe, and include were they went to do it, and what ever it was they did to make the birth possible. Then make it lead up to the beginning of The Ring ¿English¿ version. After I saw the movie The Ring ¿English¿ version, I thought to myself, well that was intrusting but ¿I wanted to know the story behind the story¿. I guess people probably couldn¿t envision any more detail then what the movie provided. As an average movie watcher I'd like to see more of how the story came to be, as well as the horror involved. So, if someone would give a little insight of what the Ringu 0: Birthday movie is about I would greatly appreciated. E-mail me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2003

    I was a little dissapointed

    I was expecting so much, after seeing the movie I could not wait to read the book. Surprisingly I found the movie to be much better than the book. Don't get me wrong the book is good, but it took me 2 weeks to read it, and I usually read 2 books a week.

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