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Misery [一号书迷]

所属栏目: Fantasy

点    击: 534

作    者:Stephen King

小说大小:685 KB

推荐等级:2级

整理时间:2010-03-22

内容简介

The novel was nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1988, and was later made into a Hollywood film and an Off-Broadway play.

In Misery, a writer is trapped inan evil house during a Colorado winter. The novel bristles with claustrophobia, stinging insects, and the threat of a lethal explosion. It is about a writer faced with the dominating monster of his unpredictable muse.

Paul Sheldon, the hero of Misery,sees himself as a caged parrot who must return to Africa in order to be free. Thus, in the novel within a novel, the romance novel that his mad captor-nurse, Annie Wilkes, forces him to write, he goes to Africa--a mysterious continent that evokes for him the frightening, implacable solidity of a woman's (Annie's) body. The manuscript fragments he produces tell of a great Bee Goddess, an African queen reminiscent of H. Rider Haggard's She. He hates her, he fears her, he wants to kill her; but all the same he needs her power. Annie Wilkes literally breathes life into him.

Misery touches on several large themes: the state of possession by an evil being, the idea that art is an act in which the artist willingly becomes captive, the tortured condition of being a writer, and the fears attendant to becoming a "brand-name" best selling author with legions of zealous fans. And yet it's a tight, highly resonant echo chamber of a book--oneof King's shortest, and best novels ever.

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