The Ledge

Discussion in 'Night Shift' started by Riot87, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. Riot87

    Riot87 Love him forever

    I don't want to ruin it for someone who has not read so i won't say what happens but its funny how the everyday things can cause a big problem lol.I really did not expect the ending either. This my favorite story in Night Shift. what does everyone else think?
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  2. doowopgirl

    doowopgirl very avid fan

    One of my favorites, too. There was a short film made as well. I can't remember who was in it, but it was very well done.
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  3. Chazel1972

    Chazel1972 Well-Known Member

    Was the film called "Cat's Eye"?
  4. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    Yes,it is on Cats eye.
  5. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    yes. Cat's Eye trailer. No real spoilers. Go full screen.

    Not that I am into what they have done with his work in the movies.. but I think this one worked well.
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2014
  6. mustangclaire

    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

    Brilliant tale, I swear I could feel the wind and pigeons...
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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

  8. Chazel1972

    Chazel1972 Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah I forgot about Quitter's INC. that was a good one too!
  9. Riot87

    Riot87 Love him forever

    Yea and i agree with Mustangclaire
    Also the part where he overpowers the bodyguard and makes Cressner walk the ledge him self was pretty kool.
  10. mustangclaire

    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

    (whispers) the wind is strong in this one.....:m_chacha: (can't we have a farting monkey?? :) )
  11. krwhiting

    krwhiting Well-Known Member

    It reminded me of something Chandler would write. And a nice change of pace.

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  12. Sunlight Gardener

    Sunlight Gardener Well-Known Member

    Yep, I also felt like i was right up there scaling around that building with him. Really tense and enjoyable story. And the last line is a killer.;-D
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  13. Riot87

    Riot87 Love him forever

    Lol i like the part where he says " i looked up and saw a goon ugly enough to stop big ben dead in its clock work"

    Made me laugh ;-D
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  14. Pucker

    Pucker The Ked Man Cometh

    Someone else will know -- or at least take the trouble to look it up -- but my memory keeps saying: James Woods.
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  15. cat in a bag

    cat in a bag Well-Known Member

    James Woods was in Quitters, Inc. I can see the actor in The Ledge in my mind, but his name is not coming to me.
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  16. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    Robert Hays

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  17. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    I remember while reading The Ledge wondering how sK can write so well.
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  18. Tiny

    Tiny RECEIVED:Annoying Questions award

    I cut my king teeth with It, then Carrie Then the stand.
    my taste's run a little diff' then some others.
    cat eye was....for children
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  19. Riot87

    Riot87 Love him forever

    what do you mean by that Tiny?
  20. Tiny

    Tiny RECEIVED:Annoying Questions award

    Cats Eye was good...but it was...uummm... not horror like...
    The Stand or even Misery... it was a little like cartoonish.
    not that theres anything wriong with that,

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