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post #601 of 1685 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 03:20 PM
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Been long time not Home, trying now to catch up the new Stuff from Stephen King (LOVE this Guy!!)

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Almost every Book from King is as good as Gold!

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I reviewed Rain Fall.

A few hours after submission, the author himself (Barry Eisler) thanked me for the review on twitter. Didn't expect that at all.
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Almost every Book from King is as good as Gold!
Agree... Especially with the "Almost".

Read & liked "Misery", "Green Mile", "...Buick 8", "Hearts In Atlantis", & I think more. However, I was unable to get 10 pages into the "Talisman"/"Black House" stuff, or "Everything's Eventual". I saw him on TV, plugging a new book based around the real JFK events.... No thanks.
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Agree... Especially with the "Almost".

Read & liked "Misery", "Green Mile", "...Buick 8", "Hearts In Atlantis", & I think more. However, I was unable to get 10 pages into the "Talisman"/"Black House" stuff, or "Everything's Eventual". I saw him on TV, plugging a new book based around the real JFK events.... No thanks.
From what I've read, King's style is far fetched, silly and without purpose. Then again I've only read bits of Buick 8 and a good portion of Regulators.
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From what I've read, King's style is far fetched, silly and without purpose. Then again I've only read bits of Buick 8 and a good portion of Regulators.
I first read about "Buick 8" in his autobio, "On Writing", which he seems to have written while working on "Buick". I had HUGE expectations, & it far surpassed them. Amazing that I like his novels, but his "short stories" seem to bore me to death.
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I first read about "Buick 8" in his autobio, "On Writing", which he seems to have written while working on "Buick". I had HUGE expectations, & it far surpassed them. Amazing that I like his novels, but his "short stories" seem to bore me to death.
Short stories such as The Body, And Shawshank Redemption??

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I'm a King fan. I love 'Salems Lot and Bag of Bones.



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