Pamela Hubbard's Reviews > The Green Mile, Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile

The Green Mile, Part 2 by Stephen King
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Mar 19, 2012

it was ok
bookshelves: adult-fiction, character-doorway, horror, setting-doorway

In part two of this series, prison guard Paul Edgecombe relates some happenings in cell block E, where those condemned to die in the electric chair live out their last days. He describes the inmates, but also the environment and relationship between guards and prisoners. While this book was slightly creepy (it is about serial killers), it sheds light on what daily life on death row was like for both guards and inmates alike. The story takes place in the 1930s and 40s, so it was interesting to see how this little world in a bubble was faring during some major historical events (the depression, war, etc.). I probably won't read the rest of the series, but it was still an interesting book.

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Reading Progress

March 19, 2012 – Started Reading
March 19, 2012 – Shelved
March 19, 2012 –
page 28
March 20, 2012 –
page 40
March 21, 2012 –
page 60
March 22, 2012 – Shelved as: adult-fiction
March 22, 2012 – Shelved as: character-doorway
March 22, 2012 – Shelved as: horror
March 22, 2012 – Shelved as: setting-doorway
March 22, 2012 – Finished Reading

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