What of the penetrating cold terror of an old hotel, a haunted place of seductive evil with a malevolent will of its own--and a five-year-old boy of innocent beauty whose mind mirrors the nightmarish secrets of its past?
Just reread this last month ... it's still a great combination of compelling, scary, and sad. The movie reboot comes out in March 2013 and stars Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore as Carrie and Margaret White.
I consider this to be King's best literary work. I also consider it to be one of the best pieces of literature in the 20th C. It has nearly all literary motifs, and heavy in symbolism. A good read, and a good study in lit!
Emily Blunt stars in DreamWorks Pictures’ The Girl on the Train, from director Tate Taylor. In the thriller, Rachel, who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel.