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Leland Gaunt

Discussion in 'Needful Things' started by Neesy, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. Maddie

    Maddie Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

    I wanted to say , its a pleasure to meet you. I read your greeting thread from a tablet but wasn't able to post in that moment but intended to, and then later, I couldn't find the thread, so I do it here, and welcome you warmly. :smile2:
     
  2. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    Needful Things was one of the books I had to read more than once to fully enjoy. I found the movie on YouTube last year and enjoyed it for what it was. A lot of things were left out (of course), but Von Sydow as Gaunt made up for it. He really was marvelous.
     
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  3. BrokenolMarine

    BrokenolMarine Well-Known Member

    Thanks, eveyone has been so kind. Of course I have avoided the hot buttons..
    Religion, politics.... long been my policy unless I am at home. Lol.
     
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  4. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord

    I'm due to reread the book myself after of course i reread a couple of Kinky Friedmans ....i still felt that Gaunt in the movie was speaking as he would in the book ....
     
  5. Maddie

    Maddie Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.


    :laugh: I hear you! I couldn't agree with you more, just Stephen King and ghosts and poltergeists and horrible pending doom , but chain those two up, lock me out, Please!
     
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  6. BrokenolMarine

    BrokenolMarine Well-Known Member

    I see a post related to a hot button issue for me and I'll start to post a reply. I may even type a long, tactful reply. I most often never hit the post button... it's not worth the stress. Politics and religion and a couple more topics have cost me real life friendships....
     
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  7. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord

    And of course there was that much-bigger-than-in-the-movie dust-up between the Catholics and the Baptists that makes Needful Things a must-read, though the movie is still good, in my opinion, one of the better adaptations ...
     
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