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Rocky II

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  68 ratings  ·  4 reviews
One unforgettable night,he was one punch away from the heavyweight championship of the world.

Now he's one heartbeat away from losing the woman he loves.

They've come a long way together -a boxer and a dreamer, a woman and a lover. But there's still one fight left. He must win it with his hands-she must win it with her heart.
Paperback, 180 pages
Published June 12th 1979 by Ballantine Books (first published June 1979)
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Nikmaack
Sep 23, 2014 rated it did not like it
I give up. I bought this because someone online posted passages from the book. It looked amusing and actually well written in a hardboiled way. So I started reading it and at first, sure, wow. But the stupidity of it eventually got to me.

It's dumb. It is written dumbly. The attempt to write it in vernacular gets tiring.

"...I was headin' home, and I seen Adrian workin' in the Pet Shop..."

Stop it. Just stop. After chapters of this, you want to throw the book in the garbage. Even as a campy read of
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Doug
Aug 14, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2009-books
Loved the movie, loved the book. Surprised Sly was the author.
Literary_Octopus
Jul 07, 2016 rated it it was ok
The entire book is written in first person, from Rocky's perspective, using Rocky's terrible broken English.

It is the sort of horrific mistake, only an auteur could make.
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Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. One of the biggest box office draws in the world from the '70s to the '90s, international megastar Sylvester Stallone is a global icon. He has played two characters who have become a part of the American cultural lexicon: Rocky Balboa, the boxer who overcame all odds to fight for love and glory, and John Rambo, ...more
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