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Advantages: Perfect for those long winter evenings by the fire
Disadvantages: a few small cliches

Im sorry, but this will probably be a very long review. I dont know about other people, But my opinion of a book changes throughout, since I get to know the characters, and understand the authors style of thinking and writing. Therefore, this review is wr ...

Punkychik 26.11.2006 · Read full review
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YOG-SOTHOTH RULES

Advantages: An ambitious and adroit black comedy
Disadvantages: Not many likeable characters...but I guess that's the point, eh?

In the prologue to "The Sun Dog" (FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT), King announced his intent to close the book forever on his pet town, Castle Rock. I'm sure this news was greeted with the same shock and betrayal Bob Dylan got when he went electric at Newport in '65. ...

Doctor_Belch 14.02.2004 · Read full review
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Another King Classic

Advantages: great story idea
Disadvantages: a bit hard going

This book is one of the most perfect examples of the pure art of story telling imaginable. Not just content with developing a handful of characters, King presents a weird and wonderful array of actors in this novel. Sheriff Pangborn, Polly, Nettie, Wilma, ...

mookielidl 22.02.2001 · Read full review
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You might need this

Advantages: good story, plot moves swiftly
Disadvantages: shame about the ending

...It sells whatever you want. But there is a price - a price that you don't want to have to pay " Needful Things " is a dark look at mans most primeval of problems - desire. The book revolves around the shop " Needful Things ". It ...

paulc20001 29.05.2001 · Read full review
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Another good read from the master of horror

Advantages: Good storyline
Disadvantages: none

Until I happened across Needful things in a bookshop I had never heard of this particular book of Stephen Kings. I have read a lot of his work in the past and the outline of the story intrigued me into handing over my pennies and dashing off to a quiet p ...

hushpad 04.08.2000 · Read full review
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