Category: Video Review

Friant’s Video Friday: The Children of Red Peak by Craig DiLouie

Today Kim is bringing you a video review of The Children of Red Peak by Craig DiLouie.

The Children of Red Peak
Author:
Craig DiLouie

Published:  November 17, 2020
384 Pages

Reviewed By: Kim
Kim’s Rating: 4 stars

Book Description:

David Young, Deacon Price, and Beth Harris live with a dark secret. As children, they survived a religious group’s horrific last days at the isolated mountain Red Peak. Years later, the trauma of what they experienced never feels far behind.

When a fellow survivor commits suicide, they finally reunite and share their stories. Long-repressed memories surface, defying understanding and belief. Why did their families go down such a dark road? What really happened on that final night?

The answers lie buried at Red Peak. But truth has a price, and escaping a second time may demand the ultimate sacrifice.

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Friant’s Video Friday: Book to Film Adaption Comparison of The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

Kim is back with her thoughts on the book and film comparison of The Reader by Bernhard Schlink. 

The Reader
Author: Bernhard Schlink
Published: June 26, 1997
216 Pages

Book Description:

Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.

When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she becomes his lover—then she inexplicably disappears. When Michael next sees her, he is a young law student, and she is on trial for a hideous crime. As he watches her refuse to defend her innocence, Michael gradually realizes that Hanna may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder.

 

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Friant’s Video Friday: Book to Film Adaption Comparison of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Today Kim is going to bring you a video of book to film adaption comparison of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson:

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Series: Millennium #1
Author: Stieg Larsson

Published: September 16, 2008
465 Pages

Book Description:

Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and astonishing corruption.

An international publishing sensation, Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo combines murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.

 

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