A Review of Stephen King’s ‘The Breathing Method’

This was written as part of the Stephen King Project. “Birth is wonderful, gentlemen, but I have never found it beautiful – not by any stretch of the imagination. I believe it is too brutal to be beautiful. A woman’s womb is like and engine. With conception, that engine is turned on. At first it […]

A Review of Stephen King’s “The Body.”

Stephen King’s novella, The Body was originally published in Different Seasons alongside three other novellas (Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, Apt Pupil, The Breathing Method) in 1982. Several years later it was adapted into the critically acclaimed film, Stand By Me, a title change that emphasises the strong binds of friendship that tie the […]

A Review of Stephen King’s “Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption.”

*This review was written as part of The Stephen King Project* Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption is a novella by Stephen King which originally appeared in his collection, Different Seasons. In 1994 Frank Darabont directed an acclaimed film adaptation called “The Shawshank Redemption. In 2009 it was adapted for the stage (I personally recommend […]