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The Pure Power Created by the Twilight Series May 2, 2010

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Edward and Bella Twilight PosterTwilight is actually centered upon a vampire-romance concerning a young couple – one vampire and the other very much human. It was authored by the well-known novelist Stephenie Meyer.

 

Oddly enough, Twilight came to be rejected by no less than fourteen agencies when Stephenie Meyer was at first exploring for potential publication. I can’t help but visualize just what exactly these particular agents are presently feeling? Perhaps a bit like having a night off from the lotto, just to find that all the numbers you select week-in and week-out ended up selected upon the one day you opted not to actually buy a ticket.

 

As most people now understand, Twilight became a hit and then best-seller when originally it came to be published during 2005 in hardback. The particular publication debuted at number 5 upon the New York Times list of Best Sellers inside of only a month of getting introduced, and subsequently proceeded to go on to make number 1!

 

The very same 12 months, Twilight the book ended up being assigned the accolade of being named amongst Publisher’s Weekly’s Best in Children’s Books. Additionally, it proceeded to go on to end up the biggest selling book for 2008 and has spent over 91 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list. The book has already been translated into thirty seven languages, no less!

 

Edward and Bella Twilight Posters

 

The initial novel of the Twilight series introduces 17 year-old Isabella “Bella” Swan who re-locates with her father to Forks in Washington. There, whilst attending school, she meets Edward Cullen and falls in love with him. The fact is that, little does she know that Edward is a creature of the night – a vampire!

 

Soon after the first book (Twilight) was released, then there were others: New Moon, Eclipse and also lately, Breaking Dawn.

 

The film version of Twilight was released in 2008 and grew to be a commercial success grossing in excess of $382 million US world wide. Another $157 came as a result of DVD movie revenues within the United States exclusively up to and including July of 2009.

 

There is a further movie about to be released based upon the novel “Eclipse”. This will be in cinemas from June 30, 2010.

 

During the early days – back in 2005, initial critical reviews regarding Twilight were overall rather favourable. Publishers Weekly went so far as to declare that Stephenie Meyer “appeared to be one among the most talented new authors of 2005”. Looks like they got that accurate then, to say the least!

 



 

The Times claimed that the book harnessed “faultlessly the teen sensation associated with sexual anxiety and alienation”. Nice way to put it, really!

 

Amazon.com defined the book as being “profoundly amorous and extremely enthralling”. Would seem to be true-to-type vampire meets human love story, but with added subtleness, intricacy, delicacy in addition to romance, agree?

 

And I rather like this one myself – Publishers Weekly’s starred review described Bella’s “infatuation with o sider Edward, their high risk partnership, and Edward’s internal struggle” as “a metaphor for sexual frustration associated with adolescence”. Nothing new there then, is this not the standard teen romance we are all very familiar with within present day society? Merely goes to demonstrate how true -to-life the Twilight works of fiction and motion pictures truly are; though needless to say – with the help of a twist here and there!

 

You’ve read about the novels and the movies. Obviously there is a whole load of Twilight merchandise around now. For any Twilight fan the beautiful range of Twilight posters is something to behold. Add a lovely Twilight poster to your own collection today!