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The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree (The Outlaw King B&hellip by S. A. Hunt
3.0 out of 5 stars An interesting read, 25 Feb 2014
First off, I'm a massive Stephen King fan. Huge. Except for his gunslinger stories. Don't ask me why, because I honestly don't know but I've never been able to get past the first 50 pages of the first in the sequence. Why is that important? Because S.A.Hunt's work shares many points of reference with Kings Dark Tower. Gunslingers, fantasy setting, heroic figures. Unlike Kings work however, I managed to finish this one. More than that, I enjoyed it.
King has a style that is easy to read, pleasant on the inner ear and provides great skull cinema. Hunt, well, he's not quite there. That being said, how many are? Hunt's work reads fluidly, is entirely internally consistent and has some good… Read more
Under the Dome by Stephen King
Under the Dome by Stephen King
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I have to be honest here and say right from the start that I am a fan of Mr Kings work, and have been since reading Carrie as an impressionable teen far too many years ago. I wouldn't say I've loved every thing that he has written, but it's fair to say that I've enjoyed most of it, and have never finished a book thinking 'God, why did I bother'. For probably the first time ever I find myself wishing for the one thing that Stephen just doesn't produce: a sequel. The stories basic premise is that a dome is placed over a small American town, trapping the people who live there within it. Saying any more than that would be to provide spoilers, and I'm not into that game.
This book has well… Read more