There's a problem loading this menu right now. Then her world blows up. Sending back. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It is actually a short stroy but amazingly, the film kept fairly much to the story line. An ancient agenda. This is a great read, i find myself thinking / imagining the scenes from the movie and the way the actors say the word when reading this script which is a great experience! Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Stephen King is an amazing talent. In fact, the movie and the book follow each other very closely, even to the dialog (like one of my favorite scenes in the movie when the inmates are tarring the prison roof and Andy Dufresne walks up to the toughest screw that ever walked a turn in Shawshank prison and says, “Do you trust your wife?” And the screw gets ready to throw Andy off the roof.) Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. You don’t. He had never read the book, and he's excited to get through it. My husband loves this movie, so much, that hevwatches it every single time it's on. I absolutely adored this film, an unusual choice for me to like! After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Morgan Freeman stated in an interview that this novella is his favorite book. He had never read the book, and he's excited to get through it. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I was surprised to discover that "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption" was just one of four novellas put together in this rather long book. If sometime late in the 21st century after he is long dead and gone Stephen King is rediscovered by literary critics as a regional writer who focused on his native main, they may well point to "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" as the first work where the author divorced himself from the horror genre. Hence the story begins. Reviewed in the United States on August 28, 2018. I bought this book after hearing about the film "The Shawshank Redemption" which was recommended to me as a celebration of the value of Hope in every situation. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Why can’t Larissa remember the man who says she saved his life? This was an excellent story, written very, very well. This Book is in Good Condition. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Please try again. The anger and frustration you feel through so much of the story is gut wrenching~ The vindication at the end, so sweet! You know a movie is good when a classroom of rowdy teenagers sits quietly through the whole thing. Thought it was just the whole shawshank redemption instead of a bunch of mini stories but I probably didn't read the description and there's a lot of stories I'll probably read. He can bring characters to life like no other. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Penguin Audio; Unabridged Edition (January 8, 2009), Reviewed in the United States on July 9, 2016. Bought for someone else and they loved it. More Details Than Movie! This book definitely lies in the shadow of its big-screen adaptation. Just an important note: The Shawshank Redemption is only one of the short stories in this book… Please try your request again later. Listen Playing... Paused You're listening to … This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Please try again. Although about 120 pages, the book seemed much longer. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. The Shawshank Redemption: King, Stephen, Muller, Frank: 9780143143956: Amazon.com: Books. Off the top of my head, I cannot recall another example. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Please try again. Only King could deliver such a story. Something went wrong. Stephen King on a story of unjust imprisonment and escape, Reviewed in the United States on February 29, 2004. Bought for someone else and they loved it. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 23, 2019. I had heard about this book, and I was thoroughly entranced by it. Please try again. lol) But nonetheless, that intrigued me enough to read The Shawshank Redemption novella (which apparently belongs to Different Seasons). Different Seasons: Four Novellas (No Series), The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novel, The Science of Stephen King: The Truth Behind Pennywise, Jack Torrance, Carrie, Cujo, and More Iconic Characters from the Master of Horror, Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. NO MARKINGS AT ALL!! This is a timeless and wonderful story. This was an excellent story, written very, very well. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on August 28, 2018. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Someone wasn’t using their head. I bought this for my fiancé and she loved it. Just an important note: The Shawshank Redemption is only one of the short stories in this book… Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 11, 2018. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. We were absolutely engrossed. I bought this book after hearing about the film "The Shawshank Redemption" which was recommended to me as a celebration of the value of Hope in every situation.