Category Archives: Thriller

The Green Mile Part 1 – “Two Dead Girls.”

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My first Stephen King novel, and I’m not regretting it one bit!

Two Dead Girls is the first of a horror series- The Green Mile.
A short and interesting read, and will leave you wanting to run up to the store and by all seven sequels at once.
The story is beautifully tragic. It’s narrated by a prison worker, who’d supervised hundreds of executions by passing an electric shock through the body of the ‘walking dead’ as they called them, or those condemned to death.
The only horror books I’ve read have been the likes of “Goosebumps”, as a child ofcourse. So this is my first official thriller/horror series.

A Black man, Coffey, who is much huger than the normal human being, is taken into custody for the murder of two young, innocent girls, oblivious to their dark future.
The narrator then realizes that the convict is actually very repentant of his deeds, but now, cannot “take them back.”

One does certainly feel bad for Coffey, but what has been done, cannot be undone. A gripping, must-read for those who enjoy thrillers.

“I guess sometimes the past just catches up with you, whether you want it to, or not.” -Stephen King, Two Dead Girls.

 

Death On The Nile

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Author: Agatha Christie.
This was my first and only Agatha Christie novel, and the suspense kept me turning pages alright.
A charming young lady, with all the riches in the world, with everything possible to live for, with nothing more to ask of, is brutally murdered on a cruise-ship, on the river Nile, as the name suggests.
Her husband had earlier been the love interest of another lady, a good friend of hers, but she ‘stole’ him from her.
Was it her friend who murdered her? Was it the husband, to inherit the riches? Was it the maid, to steal her jewellery?
A ship, full of people who could have committed the deed, but Hercule Poirot, the Belgian-French detective, with his sharp skills of deduction, and excellent usage of gray matter, is here to enravel the dark mystery. This is a classic crime-fiction novel.
I’ve even read the graphic novel version, and liked it too! This is certainly a good read for lovers of crime-fiction, and ofcourse, lovers of our very own Hercule Poirot!

The Best Of Roald Dahl

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Author: Roald Dahl.
This book is a collection of 25 short stories, few of Dahl’s finest works! I personally am a huge fan of Roald Dahl, the dark humor and twisted nature of this book makes for an extremely gripping read. The  eeriness lingers in the atmosphere in all these stories, but the suspense remains sometimes till the very last paragraph. The inquisitiveness and anxiety about the (obviously) dark ending keeps you hooked until the very end, and most of the times the rest of the story is left to the reader’s imagination, which adds to the twisted, unique beauty of these stories, and leaves you wanting more and more and more. The ending is always shocking. Dahl’s style is humorous, classy, witty, enigmatic.  Be it the young man willing to put at stake his little finger for a Cadillac, or the man who lived even after having died, the storyline is always a class apart. This isn’t a book I’d suggest for children, but for you almost-adults and adults, it is a must read, especially if you’re of a twisted kind too! *wink* Highly recommend, it is a must have, and certainly perfect for those who enjoy sleepless nights.