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The first two stories were on the boring side, mostly because I had seen the movies.
View all 7 comments. I think the weakest story is this collection was Secret Garden. Mar 25, Bradley rated it really liked it Shelves: The premise of the story is quite interesting, specially if has a kid you used to go to the library.
As any CR story full with great references and characters. One day, he is confronted by a man from Mississippi langiliers John Shooter who claims Mort plagiarized a story he wrote. I’ve detailed my thoughts on each individual story below, but suffice to say this really is a second string collection. Lanyoliers add in the craziness of the langoliers and Toomy doing his thing, my heart was pumping, I couldn’t put the book down.
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And it’s certainly not because it’s forgettable! I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to re-read this book, but I’m glad it’s been patiently waiting for me.
Just enough is then revealed and explained to make the story hold up all the way through. A successful writer discovers that his wife has an affair with another man, causing a nervous breakdown an leaving him spiritually mutilated!! The dog monster’s origins and motivations remain completely unexplored throughout the course of the story and this is no great loss, but the final show-down between Kevin lsngoliers the monster is awkward, at best.
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It is his second book lso this type, the first one being Different Seasons. My problem with the ending here was not the twist that Mort Rainey and John Shooter are actually the same person.
Five balls of gas for this one, too. The Langoliers has always been one of my favorites.
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Mort Rainey is a successful novelist in Maine. The langoilers itself is another classical horror with a nice bit of Twilight Zone strangeness. By this point, the camera’s influence over Merrill has caused him to lose his loos on sanity.
All of these stories feel like they’re stuck in tired, been-there-done-that territory; I almost never accuse King of repeating himself, but this collection is nothing but reheated leftovers of plot points langoliiers earlier, better novels and novellas. Throughout the early years of his marriage, he continued to sell stories to men’s magazines. The main character is Sam Peebles and through the story he will have to rediscover his fear for libraries, and before the end he will have to face one of his childhood fears and everything he did do forget about it in order to survive The Library Policeman.
Tom had not seen Shooter while driving by—he saw Mort, by himself. It therefore keeps the focus on Mort, loses the dull explanation and is noticeably darker.
Even knowing about some oos the mysteries ahead of time, I was glued to this book from page one. The story generally lacks substance and contains two especially painful bits. The fake bomb was made of pencils with paperclips wrapped around the erasers.
The Library Policeman pages 4. She manages to escape. Do you see what I’m getting at, Sam? After Stephen’s grandparents passed away, Mrs.
King found work in the kitchens langoliets Pineland, a nearby residential facility for the mentally challenged. Amy discovers that Mort has gone insane, having written the word “Shooter” all over the house. Views Read Edit View history. Not only was the tone of it wrong, there were too many ill-defined characters and the ending just left me shaking my head in bafflement and bemusement.
It was directed by Tom Holland Thinner. Secret Window, Secret Garden: Four short novels not so short, actually of one of the best contemporary writers out there. Spoken ideas are not constructed the same way as ideas that are written down King has been the subject of unfounded accusations of plagiarism.
They are all of them masterfully crafted and elaborated, full of vigor a These are great novellas by the master storyteller Stephen King!! Nick confesses his feelings for Laurel and his hopes of a romance with her after returning home. Alone, that is, until a figure named John Shooter arrives, pointing an accusing finger. The only differences are the title, the character’s name, the dictionand the ending. When they check outside, the passengers again hear a noise.
I enjoyed Dave’s backstory about Ardelia, it gave him much more depth, and I liked finally hearing about what it was that Ardelia had done, because I had been just as baffled as Sam when he tried asking what the deal was with everyone freaking out when they heard her name.
The only thing more maddening than their incredible suspension of disbelief is how Jenkins loe manages to be right, even though most of his ideas seem to come from nowhere and can hardly be justified by the “I’ve written a pibro of stories” excuse.