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Weird, but not very wonderful

Advantages: Reasonably solid conclusion
Disadvantages: Very bitty and confusing plot and characters

Critics and 'Constant Readers' alike may well be surprised with Stephen King's latest offering, which has been described as his most personal and honest novel to date, but which is much harder to define in terms of genre and story than his other novels an ...

Tadders 03.11.2006 · Read full review
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A Lazy Story

Advantages: I got it for half price.
Disadvantages: It was still too much.

In nearly 18 months in my current job, I have taken lunch away from my desk only once, preferring instead to spend my free time surfing the web. The one exception was earlier this year when Stephen King's "Cell" was newly published and I was so eager to r ...

Soho_Black 05.11.2006 · Read full review
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The Last Station of The Bool

Advantages: Die hard King fans may like
Disadvantages: Very dull indeed

“I have seen the future of horror and its name is Clive Barker” or it was something like that that the disingenuous Stephen King once complimented his fellow horror/fantasy writer. As I’ve traversed the years with my reading in the horror genre, one of th ...

Brummie699 14.11.2010 · Read full review
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Write What You Know

Advantages: It's A New Stephen King Novel
Disadvantages: It's My Least Favourite King Novel, Ever!

It's been a big year for the King family (or is that franchise?), with Stephen himself producing his first mainstream novel in years with "Cell", followed by wife Tabitha's latest (and tawdry) attempt to break into the UK market with "Candles Burning" and ...

markd_uk 30.01.2007 · Read full review
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Good story from the King of writers

Advantages: kept me interested
Disadvantages: some of it was hard to understand and believe

...like reading Stephen King books although I do think his older books are better stories than the more recent ones. I hadn't read one of his for a while though and someone gave me this book called Lisey's Story the other day so I read it. The sto ...

harveydog52 09.12.2011 · Read full review
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