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I have been reading Stephen King since 1975 when I picked up Salem's Lot. There were a few stories in the middle (Gerald's Game, etc) that I didn't care for. I actually missed some books. Then the Gunslinger came out and I became "constant reader" once again. This story was very hard to take, and I'm not sure why. I think it was the subject. I have a son who was a very apt pupil. This was a little creepy for me.
I have already read so many Stephen King that I could start a library. Of course I will read more, I'll just be more careful and read the synopsis more closely.
Frank Muller's performance was fine. Maybe he brought the book too close to life?...
I don't mind getting stuck in traffic...as long as I have an audio book playing.
I never listen to books more than once - no matter how good.
It was believable in a creepy sort of way
When the "boy" and the "Nazi" meet for the first time.
Good read but not what I expected. If you can get a used copy it might be worth a read but don't buy a new one. Not one of his better works.
No, the plot was all over the place.
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Stephen King is one of the best story tellers who can make simple relationship between a boy and old man feel so sinister.
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I liked the movie way back when and thought I'd give the book a listen but boy oh boy that was a mistake. There's definitely much better Stephen King books out there to get.
This book, like all King books, was well written in every respect. I gave it this low a rating only because of the subject matter. I guess I find horror not so horrific as when it is real.
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