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Lisey's Story
Lisey's Story
Author: Stephen King
Lisey Landon shared a profound and sometimes frightening intimacy with her husband, Scott, a celebrated bestselling novelist--and a man with many secrets. One was the place where his gifts of imagination came from. Now, two years after his death, it's Lisey's turn to face Scott's demons on a nearly fatal journey into the darkness he ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781416523352
ISBN-10: 1416523359
Publication Date: 6/19/2007
Pages: 720
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 399 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 11
I used to be a huge Stephen King fan -- I loved most of his early work including 'Salem's Lot, The Shining, Carrie, Cujo, Firestarter, The Dead Zone, The Stand, and on and on. However, I just could not get into this novel. I tortured myself by reading the first 150 pages before I decided to give it up! I really got frustrated with the made-up language King kept using like "bool," "blood-bool', "bad-gunky", SOWISA, and "strap it on" to name a few. This one pretty much made me give up on King!
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Helpful Score: 9
I found this book hard to get into at first, had to push myself to stay with it, but I'm glad I did in the end - it's a haunting love story. I read it at night and have to admit it kept me awake long after I had finished it, thinking about the long boy with the endless piebald side.
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Helpful Score: 9
I loved this book!! King wrote a good love story, was a little slow in beginning, developed the story a little too much in some areas but then drew me in. Would recommend!
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Helpful Score: 8
This has to be one of my least favorite books of King's. I did not like the main character at all. She got on my nerves quite a bit throughout the book. I flogged through to the end but the book never quite grabbed my attention.
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Helpful Score: 7
I have read everything ever written by Stephen King... but I just couldn't finish this book. I forced myself to get to page 346, but I still wasn't into it. I read the reviews on here and it seems that a lot of people really liked it... I guess this just wasn't my style.
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I'm usually a King fan, but this fell short of the mark. The oddness factor was simply for the point of being odd, it seemed. Seemed to just be rambling.
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This book is difficult to get started, but I think it stems from the fact that the content is so very different than what any of us are used to. I would reccomend that you just keep going...you will be glad you did. Great Read!
Sincerely, brendak82
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This book took me a little getting into. I thought that it started out slow, however after putting it down for a few weeks and trying again later, it turned out to be pretty good. I am deffinately glad that I gave it a shot even though it started out slow.


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