I like a story that leaves you wondering about right and wrong, good and evil, etc. However, this one left too many questions about what was going on, and the two books seemed artificially joined after the fact.
The demons, their background, philosophies, etc., could and should have been explained in further detail. That would have been fascinating enough to keep me excited.
The Deus Ex Machina is also pretty heavy handed in both books, and kind of cliche'd as well.
Over all, it wasn't BAD per se', but just kind of disappointing.
The narration was quite good; I didn't find an inappropriate moment.
Anyway, my 2 cents worth.
This is one of the most satisfying audio books from S. King I have listened to to date. The voice acting was absolutely spot on.
I loved the story from when I read it, so I'm biased there. If you're a fan of stories that are inexplicable, strange, and not always resolved completely, this is a great one.
The producers of this story chose to use some of the most glaring and inappropriate music for events that were occurring in the plot. For example, during the fight between Wilma Jerczic (sp?) and Nettie Cobb, the music sounded as gay and lively as a calliope. It was absurd given the gruesome tone and nature of the event in the story.
They likewise chose very inappropriate music for several other key plot points, disturbing the mood of the story and making it seem as if the whole thing was some big joke.
So - Story OK for S. King, not the best and not the worst.
Narrator - S.K. himself, doing a good job.
Music accompaniment - AWFUL.
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