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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Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. I’m sorry, my thoughts were quite that profane as I read it and for the sake of some of our viewers I’ve not spelt out the phrasesthis was it.

The work was originally intended to be an architectural book featuring photos and drawings of the fictional Rose Red house with the supernatural elements subtly woven into the text and photos, but Pearson building on ym references to a diary in King’s script for the miniseries wrote it as Ellen Rimbauer’s diary instead.

And there’s no real motivation for Sukeena to a be so loyal to Ellen, and indeed, b have come to America in the first place. But, I’m not here to rant on how much i hate school but i am here to tell you what i think about the book.

Little they know, it is really Rose Red.

I’m all for having the characters change and grow and so on, but this really got ridiculous. Joyce Reardon” was alleged to have taught.

Footage from the flashback sequences in the miniseries were also used in the mockumentary. The exotic locales, the protagonist’s strange husband, and Ellen’s internal life are all very real and fascinating.

It’s the only real passport you have to reach new levels of understanding. Richard DoolingKing’s collaborator on Kingdom Hospital and writer of several episodes in the miniseries, published a fictional diary, The Journals of Eleanor Druse, in The tone is inconsistent and the story doesn’t make a lot of sense, but you’ve got a philandering oil baron husband, a psychically-sensitive housewife, a spooky African housemaid with powers, a Chinese medium with broken English, an Indian burial ground The book leaves it at Reardon’s explanation, but the audio goes on to say that the edited entries can be found on a website for Beaumont University by entering a particular URL.

The first person point of view makes it so personal and sentimental, touching I the private life of Eleen without the exaggerations and unrealistic horror stories common in this genre. But I shall must up the courage and do so for pages and pages!


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We’re all afraid of something, dear. As haunted house books go, this one had an interesting premise but I didn’t find the story interesting. Minute descriptions of incidental characters and off-hand mentions of artwork.

This book absorbed my attention but at the same time felt poorly written and Ellen was working my last nerve. I recieved my copy as a surprise gift from diiary husband and I read it right after I watched the series on TV. To view it, click here. Joyce Reardon” edit the “diary.

I was a little disappointed to find out it wasn’t a true account, but that didn’t ruin the book for me; lots of creepy-haunting books aren’t true accounts.

Sarah Winchester was very superstitious and that thought the victims that had died at the hand of Winchester rifles would one day come back to haunt her, so the house was build with doors to no where, steps that lead up to ceilings and went no where, in her vain attempt to protect herself. All children spend time in their make believe rimvauer. I found myself very pleasantly surprised by this lil’ story, a nice spooky tale to enjoy of an evening, particularly for Winchester Mystery House enthusiasts such as myself.

Diary Of Mg Rimbauer: Ellen Rimbauer is an infinitely fascinating character to me, almost from her first diary entry at So, I’ll have to admit, first of all, that I really thought Stephen King wrote this. A few lines that captured me were: Reardon directs nosy reader’s to a website in order to read these passages.

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red

The movie is stupid, so if you’ve seen it, don’t let it play a role in your decision to read this book. I didn’t think the book felt like a diary at all, and the language doesn’t feel like the diary of a woman of that time period, either. Though it took me about two weeks to finish this book, overall i enjoyed slightly scared reading this book. The problem is, it seems the site has been abandoned, and the excerpts are now gone, with no mirror of them in sight.

The special utilized actors who only vaguely resembled the ones within the miniseries for Steven Rimbauer and Joyce Reardon to speak about the happenings at Rose Red whilst promoting the upcoming miniseries by Stephen King which was seemingly referred to as a production heavily based on a true story. Nothing about cover, flyleaf notes, or interior designations This was a lesson in what constitutes progress. I got half way through and since reading is a joy to me and something I do for relaxation and fun I could not read any more.


Aug 15, Sarah Asp rated it did not like it.

Dec 28, Michelle rated it really liked rode Shelves: We now forget how valuable those guidelines can be rikbauer choosing books. A house that is taken on a life of its own. I finished the book out of mild curiosity to see how the story played out and because I needed the Supernatural diart square for the Hall About the only thing positive I rwd say about this book is that the premise is interesting.

I skimmed through the first few pages because the prose was overwrought and extremely melodramatic. Excerpts from the novel were read out by an actress for the mockumentary, while a narrator and various interviewees discussed some of the events that had happened within the novel. The other glaring problem is that “Ellen” chronologically contradicts herself. The scare element wasn’t too terribly high, but the fact Pearson and King marketed the book as an authentic diary makes it all the more enjoyable to read.

Built on an old Indian burial ground, Rose Red is considered haunted and mysterious tragedies occur throughout the mansion’s history.

Purple prose, fluttering hands, and swooning galore. The novel relates the building of the Rimbauer house which is eventually named “Rose Red” in by John Rimbauer for his new wife, Ellen, as a wedding present.

Sukeena is very much cast as the Magical Negro, and I had issues with the descriptions of her – they’re very exoticizing, and she doesn’t really have any personality beyond “dangerous” or “sensual” or “protective”. Mg Guide to the Worlds of Stephen King. 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, a window into one woman’s hidden emotional torment, and a record of the mysterious events at Rose Red that scandalized Seattle society at the time — events that can only be fully understood now that the diary has come to light.

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