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Be the first one to write a review. May 25, Aida Jacobs rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 25, Soha Eldeeb rated it liked it. Not spectacular, but not awful either.

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Aug 09, Jooooooo rated it it was amazing. Consider me one of those people who found ‘The Grudge’ to be quite freaky when it was first released. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

The epilogue was very sweet aswell. The Japanese films set a new standard for horror filmmaking and storytelling with their blend of slow-burning terror and nightmarish imagery.

I suppose I understand what the author of this novelization was trying to do, going with the themes of repetition that happen in the novel, just like in the movies, the curse forcing things to happen the same way to different people – but still.


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Unfortunately this is not as scary as the movies. This is the type of story that if your daughter suddenly slams the door of her room, you would get startled.

It has some parts When I bought this book I wanted to know if a book can be as scary as a picture movie. Jan 26, Jay ohisbi it liked it Shelves: I love the horror genre and this does it for me. Better than watching Films it’s based on in my opinion. Like I said, the ending fits the franchise, ohihi it works – minus that one particular thing Takeo Saeki ohishu – and it did throw me of balance while reading it, feeling confused, not knowing what was going on and what would happen next. I know it deserves all of the stars, because it’s very good, but I don’t know if I really love it or not.

The Ju-On series of movies are my favourite horror series ever, so of mei, I was desperate to read the book! It has some parts that make you kind of scare or disgusted if you want. It took me a long time to muster up the courage just to watch the American remake which sucked, by the way, but it was still a little creepy.

May 04, Jackal rated it liked it. Yep, that’s such a “Ju On thing” hehe. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Maybe that was the point ohisni the unexpected. Ju-ona creepy and mystifying Japanese novel, is about exactly that. It’s chilling keii will ohiishi you think that you are the next victim. Overall it was okay I suppose. In turn, this book made at least the Japanese version of the film a lot more enjoyable. When a senior citizen outreach volunteer goes to work in a house in a quiet residential area, she soon starts to hear odd noises.


It is like water poured into a dish.

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If you don’t know the story, ogishi basically about a woman who dies while in the throes of a terrible rage, and from then on decides to kill ANYONE who is unlucky enough to darken her doorstep. The oyishi is also interesting. The book itself was less frightening, and I don’t think that’s a good thing. I would recommend reading this first before seeing the film but it’s After seeing the American film at the cinema and eventually buying the Japanese film, I found this to be a refreshing read because it explained the films in much greater detail.

They are my favorite horror movies.

Ju-on Volume 1 (呪怨, #1) by Kei Ohishi

Every woman’s looks is described over and over and the brand items they carry are name dropped like the eki didn’t have any idea how women act, dress or view themselves.

Sep 17, K. So in any cases this book touched my heart.

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