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Old 02-26-2012, 12:36 PM   #91
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King's 11/22/63 novel ruins your rest!

Well, all I can say, that I can't remember within 20 years, a book that had me so spell-bound, that I found myself reading all night long, binges of 4-7 hours straight!

I simply was loath to put the Touch down. No spoilers here....and loved the ending. Classic 'King' twists....

Mr. King....well done. So very well done. That was worth the $$ spent on it.

Thank you for a great read. Great entertainment!

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Old 02-26-2012, 01:42 PM   #92
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It was a very good book

wish I could go back in time to before I had read it and start again not knowing the story
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I agree. The characterization was similar to vintage King - really, really enjoyed it.
Read it over a weekend so I wouldn't have to cart the pbook on my commute.
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:15 PM   #94
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I agree, I loved it too.
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:33 PM   #95
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Great (!)

Great. So I've just (as in JUST) started the first draft of my next book and I have to see this. I'm a huge King fan. I'm going to have to get this now and use it as a reward for finishing.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:09 PM   #96
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I thought it was dull. It took me forever to get through it.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:52 PM   #97
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I've yet to get to it. But, it's good to hear that it has been received mostly well. I should move it up my list.
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Old 02-29-2012, 05:54 PM   #98
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I'm about half way through it & I'm really enjoying it. I haven't enjoyed a Stephen King book this much in some time. His writing style is fantastic! I will, however, wait until I finish until I give it a final grade. Sometimes he can venture off into another direction that looses me, so far, so good though!
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I will, however, wait until I finish until I give it a final grade. Sometimes he can venture off into another direction that looses me, so far, so good though!
For me....if a perfect ending was ever written...this book has it.
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:57 PM   #100
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Fantastic. I was totally binge-reading the last few days.

Well done Mr. King!
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:02 AM   #101
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I have one question.

Does it have any IT references? I read about Richie Tozier, Beverly Marsh (Beep Beep Richie) and the clown killer.

Am I right?
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:21 AM   #102
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I have one question.

Does it have any IT references? I read about Richie Tozier, Beverly Marsh (Beep Beep Richie) and the clown killer.

Am I right?
Yup.

Fairly self contained, and you don't need to have read 'It,' which I never have, but I was familiar enough with the plot to recognize the references.

I actually found it a bit gratuitous, like the product placement ads in old radio shows, like the guy on the George and Gracie show offering Folgers coffee.

"And if you're enjoying this book, why not check out some of my other fine novels..."

On the other hand, King has create a rich and vast universe of twisted Maine towns, so why not use it.

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This pretty much sums up my thoughts on it:

http://entertainment.time.com/2011/1...cted-universe/

I haven't read IT, but I've seen it...just don't remember it. I remember Pennywise not the characters LOL....it didn't detract from my reading experience...but I do like finding Easter Eggs sometimes.
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Old 03-10-2012, 03:16 PM   #104
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It seems I got it right. Beep Beep Richie
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It was a very good book

wish I could go back in time to before I had read it and start again not knowing the story
Me too, but I wouldn't use that time to re-read the book. Among other things, I'd go to Vegas and bet on the Giants in the Superbowl
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