Yes. I love the Odd Thomas series and hope the next one will include more charismatic characters along with the supernatural characters.
Not sure. Maybe I will revisit the first Odd Thomas book.
He's a terrific narrator. I will always identify him as the voice of Odd Thomas.
No, this story was pretty abstract and really did not capture the usual charisma of Odd Thomas or other characters. Maybe the first and second Odd Thomas stories could be made into a movie.
I'm glad Dean Koontz did not kill off Odd Thomas. I want more Odd Thomas stories displaying his charm and containing a few characters I can identify with. Maybe a setting that is easily identifiable and the supernatural skills that Odd Thomas possesses.
I have recommend this book to my friends. King is at his best in this book.
I had read that the character Dan in Dr Sleep was continued from The Shining. I was compelled to listen to it before Dr Sleep was released to re-familiarize my self with the story and character Danny. I thought this book was better than The Shining.
Dan was so relatable in his struggles with alcoholism and charming when he used his supernatural skills for good to help the sick and elderly to "pass over".
Abra who ends up being Dan's niece is the most memorable. Her supernatural talents are stronger than Dan's. She pairs with Dan and they reign triumph over evil (the True Knot).
Mr King, we want more stories like this please!
I would recommend this book to a friend because the characters are rich and unique from one another. I would suggest my friend read the book as the narration is nothing special and does not change between characters.
One of the many memorable moments of the story was when the village was over run with ants that were painful when they bit. The family scrambled to the river to catch a canoe and they were separated. The natives who were leery of the family, made room for the family on their boats/canoes.
This book was read by a woman who I suspected to be Barbara Kingsolver. The narrator did not identify each character with their own voice.
When the mom finally had enough of her overbearing husband's self-righteous alienating pulpit chastising behavior and decided to pack up her remaining girls and leave the Congo.
I Loved This Book! Stephen King is Back! As usual the characters had depth and were likeable. The setting was inviting and of course the paranormal twist was an adventure. The narration of this book was engaging. Unlike some of King's books which were too gorey for my taste; this book was pure enjoyment. As a fan,I want more books like this from King! Stephen King,YOU ROCK!
AAA+ read. Seeped in Afghanistan history disclosing the suffering of it's people during turbulant government leadership reigns. This book clearly describes the oppression women endured under the Taliban rule. It provides a clear understanding of how the oppressed are forced to take desperate measures for survival. The polar relationship between Miriam and Lila becomes one of compassion and sacrifice. Some say this was not a "feel good" book however; I disagree. It's a book of survival with a bittersweet ending. I want more writing from this author! Bravo.
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