Wow! I just now finished listening to this book and I cant belive how great it was. It had me from the very first chapter. I am a big anne rice fan and have all of her vampire books but not even those grabed me like this book did. I so hope it gets turned into a movie!
I enjoyed this volume on several levels. The suspense and character development, but also as an artist. This was an intensly wonderful listen! Will listen again.
I have been a King fan forever. Duma Key is typical King hold your attention wanting to know what is going to happen next. The only disappointment was his ending. It was pretty bland, non King style.
I've been a Stephen King fan from his Richard Bachman days and I belive this is one of his best efforts. You really get to know the characters and the narration is great. His great imagination and intelligence are really on display in this book. Very entertaining.
Duma Key is a memerzing story. I loved every second it took to listen to the entire book. In parts, I didn't want to hear what came next and at the same time couldn't wait to hear what came next. It is worth every second of your time.
I have read every book by Stephen Hing and I love his character development and their relationships, this is what makes his books so good to read. This book is so much more subtle than some of his work and his use of words to paint a vivid picture has never been better, especially the scene with LinkBelt... LinkBelt...LinkBelt. He is improving with age and if you love Stephen King and his more recnet work, such as Lisey's Story and the DArk Tower series than you will love Duma Key.
I am glad Stephen King did not retire. I think his writing continues to improve. I thought this book was absolutely terrific. I listened to it again as soon as I finished it the first time. Great story, great narration.
I ordered this after listening to the sample - I thought sounded interesting. I have been disappointed in SK's books since his accident. This is the best he's written since BAG OF BONES (which I loved!). I highly recommend it. Even though it was 21 hours of listening, I breezed through it...like the other reviewers stated - I couldn't stop listening. A note for the timid...it isn't really that scary.
And the narrator did a fantastic job!
This was rolling along as though you were riding on a self exploration journey then all of a sudden it gets "Stephen King" interesting. I found excuses to go to the grocery store so that I could finish this book!
Just when I think Stephen King can't possibly think up new ways to scare his audience, he manages to cover new territory. The story unfolds slowly at the beginning but picks up speed along the way. Great characters, fun to listen too and very creepy. One of King's best in recent years.