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The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer has ratings and reviews. ✨Tamara said: Amazing read!My Life at Rose Red is a coming-of-age novel framed in horror. A mysterious and haunting spirit lurks within the walls of Rose Red, the setting for Stephen King’s upcoming ABC miniseries tie-in by the same name. Built on a. The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red is a rare document, one that gives us an unusual view of daily life among the aristocracy in the early s.

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What do i mean by this? The lesson that the author needs to learn is that gratuitous yet completely uninteresting sex does not a good story make. Jul 05, Sheena Jabile rated it liked it.

I could hardly imagine the horror it must have been to watch things eleln before one’s eyes as the plants, stain glass window in the tower, and hallways seem to have done. Anyone have any idea? I felt like such a putz when it was pointed out that he did not.


I enjoyed reading it over the Thanksgiving break. Reardon directs nosy lifr to a website in order to read these passages. For instance, I’m not going to say what a teenaged bride at the turn of the century would or wouldn’t possibly know about, she did seem As haunted house books go, this one had an interesting premise but I didn’t find the story interesting.

Jun 28, Sabrina Ross rated it really liked it.

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: This also happened with the plot, which seemed like it was trying for subtle strangeness in the beginning of the book, and then just got completely insane later on, and not in mmy good scary way. To ask other readers questions about The Diary of Ellen Rimbauerplease sign up. Books by Joyce Reardon. Joyce Reardon led to the deaths of several participants, and the home was demolished to make way for condominiums.


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My only suggestion to doary read would be: Aug 22, Kristin rated it it was ok Shelves: Dec 14, Audrey rated it did not like it Rimbwuer it for: Both the diary and the miniseries were teased further when the mockumentary explained how Reardon had editted the diary for release with Hyperion Books, while a brief snippet of an interview with King himself was shown.

Although she says over and over she never wants anyone to read the diary, she still feels the need to explain things to herself she would presumably already know.

Retrieved 15 February You can tour this house the Stephen Kin Is this story true? While John lifts the skirts of his dockside whores he condemns Douglas for taking up with his pale young men. I was promised debauchery, and it seems that now I will never get it.

This book was written as a movie tie-in, intended to serve as a prequel and Blair Witch style marketing hype. After Adam Rimbauer’s death, his wife sold off many of the home’s antique furnishings. Once I discovered it wasn’t by him, I was both annoyed and relieved.

This diary became the secret place where Ellen could confess her fears of the new marriage, her confusion over her emerging sexuality, and the nightmare that her life would become. We now forget how valuable those guidelines can be for choosing books.

She forced herself to love this man. Chills were If ever there was a book that had me enthralled from cover to cover and constantly saying to myself “OMG Interesting stuff and I’m glad I continued reading past the insipid beginning.


The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red by Joyce Reardon

She is writing inbut her inner feelings, thoughts, desires, are so out of step with the times that I couldn’t wait to see what she would do with them. My Life at Rose Red is a rare document, one rrd gives us an unusual view of daily life among the aristocracy in the early s, a window into one woman’s hidden emotional torment, and a record of the mysterious events at Rose Red that scandalized Seattle society at e,len time — events that can only be fully understood now that the diary has come to light.

I’m all for having the characters change and grow and so on, but this really got ridiculous. The Stand Stephen King.

LOL Will it get you?! At the turn of the twentieth century, Ellen Rimbauer became the young bride of Seattle industrialist John Rimbauer, and began keeping a remarkable diary. Refresh and try again. That’s a pretty bad rex.

ree Not that I checked or anything ; Rose Red the mansion itself is actually alive. Note to other readers: Now, on to the review of the book itself: Got this book at a library sale because I was in the mood for true! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The book is very well written and is just like a diary. Chills were felt as I read her Ellen diary and imagined the days with her through her life at Rose Red.