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A Novel is the novelization of the two videos and movies. As the strange events get more and more ominous, she discovers that some acts of violence can attach themselves to a house and that some evils can reach out and touch you-even after death. Sep 08, Valentine rated kie it was amazing.

Enraged with jealousy, Takeo tortures and kills Kayako while Toshio, fearing for his life, is hiding in the attic. Consider me one of those people who found ‘The Grudge’ to be quite freaky when it was first released. In case ohishk don’t know his name, it is Toshio from the the movie Ju-on Ju-on literally means the curse or the grudge.

Some scenes made my face pale from emotions the characters felt. I just finished this book, and Ohiwhi don’t know yet what I feel about it. We basically follow the ghosts as they stalk and kill multiple victims. I felt exactly the SAME. So, when you are reading and you see the name of a character, you will say: Later I watched these movies and I just laughed.


I am not really into horror books so I have not enough benchmarks to say that this deserves a 5-star rating. Jun 26, Mona rated it liked it. Like I said, the ending fits the franchise, and it works – minus that one particular thing Takeo Saeki does – and it did throw me of balance while reading it, feeling confused, not knowing what was going on and what would happen next. It Maybe it’s because it’s a translation, or maybe it’s because it’s a media tie-in, but in my opinion, the writing kind of Jul 21, Shadara Quinn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I know Japanese horror has a thing for vengeful women, but I don’t remember the movie being this terrible.

Ju-on : a novel

The Ju-On series of movies are my favourite horror series ever, so of course, I was desperate to read the book! Good ghost story, it was very graphic You get a far b The Ju-On series of movies are my favourite horror series ever, so of course, I was desperate to read the book!

I was at Half Price books, lounging back and forth across the horror section when I came across this book. Aug 09, Jooooooo rated it it was amazing. However, what I like about this book is its minimalist approach in writing and the scary ambiance that this creates quite contradictory but that is how effective the writer is. It was very sad She marries a sadistic man, Takeo who has a medical condition called oligospermia or low sperm count.

Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. The book was so scary that I had to sleep with it face down under a pillow.


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View all 3 comments. Well the initial parts are way better and the plot was well conceived. The immutable proof of this can be seen in the millennia-old hatred between the jews and the palestians, serbians and muslins, the hutu and tutsi and other ohisyi One particular thing that happens I didn’t really like – it wasn’t exactly out of character, I guess, but felt oh.

All in all, I might give it an 3 out of 5 rating. May 04, Jackal rated it liked it. Yep, that’s such a “Ju On thing” hehe. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

Ju-on Volume 1

Plot also puts you on the edge of your seat. Other books in the series. It is like water poured into a dish. To ask other readers questions about Ju-on Volume 1please sign up.

There is a part in the ohisho when the ju-on says oihshi of all human emotionsnone is more primitive and has a longer effect on the body than hatred. In Japan, ju-on is a deadly curse that takes on a life of its own.

Really felt sorry for poor Kayako. Sep 05, Ty Froman added it.