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Incomplete please ignore!

Advantages: Coming of age story works well, nostalgic feel.
Disadvantages: The Dark Tower element feels almost "tagged on".

INCOMPLETE REVIEW PLEASE IGNORE "Hearts in Atlantis" is one of Stephen King's most accomplished collections. This is in main due to the fact that it is not a horror collection. All too often King is pigeon-holed as a horror novelist but it is when he ...

dididave 03.03.2005 · Read full review
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Kill the pig! Cut her throat!

Advantages: Wonderful historical fiction
Disadvantages: The supernatural element and the forced Dark Tower connection weighs down the narative

"As difficult as it is," Stephen King admonishes us, "to believe, the sixties are not fictional. They actually happened." In "Low Men in Yellow Coats", Bobby Garfield is an irremarkable eleven-year-old living in Harwich, Connecticut. His big dream in l ...

Doctor_Belch 17.02.2004 · Read full review
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Low men in yellow coats

Advantages: Great reud, up to Stephen King's usual standard.
Disadvantages: Some may not like the way it is written

This book is made up of five stories set between 1960 and 1999. All of the stories are linked. Low Men In Yellow Coats ----------------------- This story is set in 1960, and is about Bobby Garfield. His dad dies when he was three so he lives with h ...

Cdm 22.05.2001 · Read full review
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2 great tales, 3 average

Advantages: Hearts in Atlantis is a great tale
Disadvantages: The rest are rather poor, and won't be considered in the below reviews.

Hearts in Atlantis is a mixed bag of 5 stories from the man whose recent books have been very hit and miss, Stephen King. The first, "long men…" is a treat for Dark Tower fans and may leave casual readers entertained, but feeling that they are missing ...

Dave350 13.12.2000 · Read full review
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Lifes not fair Bobby'O!

Advantages: The title story is excellent as is 'Low Men in Yellow Coats'.
Disadvantages: Other three accompanying stories are a bit hit and miss.

First off, if you have seen the film don't let that effect your judgement of the book, in fact try to wipe it from your memory completely. As usual the silver screen has masacred the writings of a great author. This book comprises of five stories, the ...

Troggman 28.07.2004 · Read full review
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