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Under the Dome, Stephen King's Newest

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His last few have been a little lame...

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His last few have been a little lame...

That's why I'm pushing this one. I just finished it and started reading at 10:30. And I have a damn 8:00 tomorrow but I can't get to sleep cause of the damn thing. And not cause it's scary either. this one simply packs a wallop.

(although I didn't think either Duma Key nor Lisey's Story was lame. D But I know there's a LOT of people who disagree.)

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I hope this is about a bunch of Falcon fans mysteriously disappearing when they go to buy a pretzel at the Georgiadome or something

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That's why I'm pushing this one. I just finished it and started reading at 10:30. And I have a damn 8:00 tomorrow but I can't get to sleep cause of the damn thing. And not cause it's scary either. this one simply packs a wallop.

(although I didn't think either Duma Key nor Lisey's Story was lame. D But I know there's a LOT of people who disagree.)

Finished it last night and .... can't really give it a glowing recommendation. btw, how the hell did you read 1070+ pages in 15 hours?

It was good, and the premise is very clever and interesting. But it's the same damn book! King has developed so many characters that they all merge together. That factor was irritating but if you haven't read King before I do recommend it. Especially before the inevitably shitty movie adaptation skips wide release and goes directly to video.

I did get a kick out of a quote near the end. "Never give a good politician time to pray"

:cheers2:

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Finished it last night and .... can't really give it a glowing recommendation. btw, how the hell did you read 1070+ pages in 15 hours?

:lol: I read the last 400...sorry that wasn't clear, but it WAS one in the morning.

I guess it may be The Stand you're referring to when you say it's the same book...and I could definitely understand that. Perhaps I was wearing rose-colored glasses because this was closer to vintage 70's 80's King than late 90's-2000's King.

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:lol: I read the last 400...sorry that wasn't clear, but it WAS one in the morning.

I guess it may be The Stand you're referring to when you say it's the same book...and I could definitely understand that. Perhaps I was wearing rose-colored glasses because this was closer to vintage 70's 80's King than late 90's-2000's King.

Ahh, makes sense now! It took me almost a week to read it and i stayed up way too late on many of those nights.

You are correct about The Stand. It is one of my all time favorites so I really didn't have much of a problem with the similarities. Interesting in the author's notes at the end that King actually started writing this book in 1976 and put it on the shelf so it could be argued that The Stand is similar to Under the Dome! :cool:

Did you read "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon"?

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He's done that a lot, bastard took 30+ years to finish the Tower.

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It seems to be taking me that long to read it.

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