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The Journals of Eleanor Druse: My Investigation of the Kingdom Hospital Incident

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  • Posted October 24, 2009

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    You will not want to put this book down until you've read the last page. I thought the ending could have been better.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2004

    Great book

    This was a great book. But I hope there is more to fellow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2004

    King fan for years!

    Definately one of King's best! Of course EVERYONE knows that King writes under different names. Not to mention the hit and run scene King put in because it happened to him. Exactly as it does in the movie, except he didn't get hurt as badly. Maybe some people should actually know information before they try to act like they know everything.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2004

    To: Matt, Loyal Fan

    I have not read this book I chose the 5 star rating based on my opinion of most of King's work. What I really wanted to say is this; Matt I read your review of this book and it didn't have much to say for your intelligence because both The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer and The Journals of Eleanor Druse WERE written by Stephen King; he sometimes writes under psuedo-names. EVERYONE KNOWS THAT. If you believe otherwise you are either very ignorant or you are very stupid. Sorry to burst your bubble, but make sure you know what you are talking about before you speak, you'll find yourself much more well recieved. P.S. If you do not believe me about the books look it up.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2004

    the book and series is awesome

    first and foremost to the last reviewer who gave it only one star, King did NOT write this book, even though it is an advertisement, not done by him. remember Rose Red? remember the 'diary of ellen rimbauer'?? also NOT written by him. and to compare King to writing main stream garbage reality shows is redicoulous. if you bothered to actually read one of his books and see the first episode of the show, you would have seen that he his against all things reality garbage tv, did you not see the part with hit and run guy sitting at home actually watching a reality show where the loser gets electrocuted, yeah like that's not king really making fun of it. Kings work is the best out there today and though it isi sad he will only have two more books 'the dark Tower series' I can only hope that he will continue to make great television and movies. from just one episode i would compare it to the greatness that was Twin Peaks, and llok out for 'Secret Window' with johhny depp from king story

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2004

    A scarey ghost tale

    The poster boy for underachiever (not the school grade child type as he almost forty years old) Bobby Druse works as an orderly at Kingdom Hospital in Lewiston, Maine. In December 2002, Bobby calls his mother Eleanor to inform her that a patient Madeline Kruger nee Jensen tried to commit suicide while she keeps insisting that it is 1939 and she needs to know what happened to her friend Sally Druse. Finally Bobby mentions the long note that Madeline penned referencing the little girl is coming............................... Eleanor has a deep interest in the paranormal and thinks the drugged out Madeline is referring the deceased Mary Jensen. With the help of her son, Eleanor begins to investigate strange phenomena at Kingston and soon learns that the hospital was built over land where a textile mill burned to the ground in the late nineteenth century; many workers including numerous children died in that blaze. Eleanor wonders if these poor souls and others including Mary have become trapped here because they cannot find solace or if something evil holding them prisoner. She hopes at least to free Mary...................... Though in some ways this journal sounds like an amateur sleuth starring in the movie Poltergeist, fans will appreciate the lead character as she investigates the unknown. The plot is exciting especially for ghost story fans. The support cast seems two dimensional though those who work at Boston General know how to ¿treat¿ a patient, just ask Eleanor. Overall this is a fun solid ghost tale just not as kingly as fans of the supernatural in Maine expect..................... Harriet Klausner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2009

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