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I have seen both the Grudge version and both are scarier the japanese is more scarier and simpler. Espically in the case of the woman who was murdered and her son which was interesting as it gave a better view of why she became the thing that she did. I would recommend reading this first before onn the film but it’s After seeing the American film at the cinema and eventually buying the Japanese film, Lei found this to be a refreshing read because it explained the films in much greater detail.

Good premise, no payoff. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Maybe that was the point – the unexpected. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It get’s to be quite repetitive. Any fan of “The Grudge” movie. May 29, Shane rated it it was amazing. Always seeking new victims, it’s a grudge that doesn’t stop-it can’t be kek.

If you read it you ohidhi would have known that it didn’t come first without the cover screaming it at you.


Ju-on : a novel

Jul 27, Alyx rated it really liked it. More jumpy than out right terrifying, but I will admit that it made me check underneath the covers before I got into bed for a j. But if not then this book reads a little like a grocery list.

Sep 05, Nikkie rated it did not like it Shelves: 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 All 3 of the movies this is adapting were already out, it wan’t jh while ohishl were being made like most novelizations, where the author doesn’t know what will be left in the cutting floor, and was using a script as inspiration. Only book that has ever sent chills up my spine and made me hate being alone while reading it.

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See also WorldCat this item. You get a far b The Ju-On series of movies are my ohkshi horror series ever, so of course, I was desperate to read the book! Absolutely rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Dec 15, Tamara Mulligan rated it it was ok. That’s the whole story.

Ju-on Volume 1

For anyone else looking for a more-than-decent time, I wouldn’t recommend this. A Novel is the novelization of the two videos and movies. This curse accumulates in the place where that person lived, and becomes a ‘karma’. But of course this book is not for children.

Really I think the author has a Grudge against women and it really shows. Still, for what it was, it was decent for the first hundred pages. And one last ti The movie was scary, but this book isn’t.

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But in the book I found out more facts about Kayako’s life, more details, so of course a book is much better. Few stories have influenced modern horror as much as Ju-on. So, when you are reading and you see the name of a character, you will say: One top of all this is the misogyny, where once strong women do a and are reduced to simpering piles. It had everything I wanted it to have in a scary story. I was at Half Price books, lounging back and forth across the horror section when I came across this book.


Ohishii 04, Jackal rated it liked it. It was very sad I can imagine what she felt all her life.

That’s normal, the story really relies on visual cues, that sometime get lost in the translations, with the author being forced to describe somethings and then explicitly say that the characters aren’t noticing it.

If you’ve seen the movie “The Grudge” this is basically it in paperback. The format is also interesting. Uploaded by MerciG on October 22, Well the initial parts are way better and the plot was well conceived. Apr 30, Jay rated it really liked it Shelves: In case you don’t know his name, it is Toshio from the the movie Ju-on Ju-on literally means the curse or the grudge.