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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Promising characters are tossed aside too soon, and as the narrator’s madness grows, we start to wonder where all of her former friends and her family are in all this.

Though it took me about two weeks to finish this book, overall i enjoyed slightly scared reading this book. There are cases where an author has been diart to pull this kind of thing off, but it’s a fine line to walk. She could feel, i guess, spirits and she believes that Rose Red is indeed alive.

Joyce Reardon led to the deaths of several participants, and the home was demolished to make way for condominiums. The rest will follow. Intwo years before the Rose Rimbxuer miniseries aired, the producers contracted with author Ridley Pearson to write a tie-in novelto be titled The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: This diary became the secret place where Ellen could confess her elle of the new marriage, her confusion over her emerging sexuality, and the nightmare that her life would become.


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.

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red – Wikipedia

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.

Where omissions are made, they are explained as unneccesary, repetitive, or in one large chunk, as too “risque”. Nothing about cover, flyleaf notes, or interior designations This was a lesson in what constitutes progress.

The story was partially based on the story of Sarah Winchester who continued to build her house until she died. All eventually left out of fear. rimnauer

While I believe the movie was quite scary, reading the diary was far more dark and it wasn’t that graphic. After April’s diappearance, rinbauer Adam was sent to a boarding school and kept away from Rose Red. No wonder it read gose Fiction – it is fiction! That makes sense I guess? I find this book mysterious and really intriguing.

For the first time ever the diary of Ellen Rimbauer has been released to the public, giving her life story and how it was fraught with pain and loss, and how Rose Red eventually drove her insane.

The wonders of a seance and disapperances of people are only a small part of the reminiscences by Ellen. Lady of house American mansion disappears. Dec 14, Audrey rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Or, perhaps, a non -living being?

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Trying to recall the movie I had watched depicted after Stephen King’s version I can’t quite place the two erd. In the fictional afterword, Ellen Rimbauer’s grandson, Steven Rimbauer, notes that Ellen herself disappeared in the house in United States of America.

Note rowe other readers: I thought this was written by Stephen King, and was confused by the odd style. Center Point Pub Availability: I was intrigued from the first word to the last.

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red by Joyce Reardon

I found many of the editorial notes amusing, especially on the audio. Investigations of the grounds and structure were conducted in the s and s to seek an explanation for rmibauer strange sounds, lights, and other phenomena alleged to have occurred there.

Nov 02, Michael Armijo rated it really liked it. It eellen quite revealing of the past. They’re probably terrible good too. If ever there was a book that had me enthralled from cover to cover and constantly saying to myself “OMG The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: It reads as terribly modern, and I found that distracting.