Bag of Bones Hardcover - September 22, 1998
STEPHEN KING'S MOST GRIPPING AND UNFORGETTABLE NOVEL, BAG OF BONES, IS A STORY OF GRIEF AND A LOST LOVE'S ENDURING BONDS, OF A NEW LOVE HAUNTED BY THE SECRETS OF THE PAST, OF AN INNOCENT CHILD CAUGHT IN A TERRIBLE CROSSFIRE. AS VIVID AND ENTHRALLING AS KING'S MOST ENDURING WORKS, BAG OF BONES... show more
STEPHEN KING'S MOST GRIPPING AND UNFORGETTABLE NOVEL, BAG OF BONES, IS A STORY OF GRIEF AND A LOST LOVE'S ENDURING BONDS, OF A NEW LOVE HAUNTED BY THE SECRETS OF THE PAST, OF AN INNOCENT CHILD CAUGHT IN A TERRIBLE CROSSFIRE. AS VIVID AND ENTHRALLING AS KING'S MOST ENDURING WORKS, BAG OF BONES RESONATES WITH WHAT AMY TAN CALLS THE WITTY AND OBSESSIVE VOICE OF KING'S POWERFUL IMAGINATION.
Publish date: 1605
Publisher: scribner; 1st edition (september 22, 1998)
Pages no: 529
Edition language: English
This is a hard book for me to review. It’s got great creepy atmosphere and the mystery at its heart is fun to unravel. At the same time, it’s a hot mess of disjointed reveals, cartoonish villains, unconvincing romance, and a murderous revenant that I felt more sympathy for than almost any other char...
"Bag of Bones" was the last book I read with my father. For those who have followed my blog for a while, you know that he was a huge Stephen King fan along with loving Science-Fiction and Fantasy novels. Once my dad realized how fast I read (he was pretty fast too) he always gave me the new King fir...
Not my favorite King book.I'm actually disappointed. Having read many of his books, and being fans of most, this felt long-winded to me. I wasn't really feeling the ghost story part either. Maybe he should just stick to writing about sickos that are living, I dunno, but this one... UGH!The story fru...
I cheated in my Stephen King chronological reread series. Desperation was up next, but... I really dislike that book, okay? I wanted to get to a King novel I love before the year’s end, so here we are. This was my third reread of Bag of Bones; this time it hit me deeper than ever before. Now that ...
I love King's little asides and observations. This book alone has a wealth of quotability. I've posted some, but to prevent spam, I'm gathering them all here. Grief is like a drunken houseguest, always coming back for one more goodbye hug. Readers have a loyalty that cannot be matched anywher...
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