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Cell: A Novel - Stephen King
Cell: A Novel
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There's a reason cell rhymes with hell.On October 1st, God is in His heaven, the stock market stands at 10,140, most of the planes are on time, and Clayton Riddell, an artist from Maine, is almost bouncing up Boylston Street in Boston. He's just landed a comic book deal that might finally enable... show more
There's a reason cell rhymes with hell.On October 1st, God is in His heaven, the stock market stands at 10,140, most of the planes are on time, and Clayton Riddell, an artist from Maine, is almost bouncing up Boylston Street in Boston. He's just landed a comic book deal that might finally enable him to support his family by making art instead of teaching it. He's already picked up a gift for his long-suffering wife, and he knows just what he'll get for his boy Johnny. Why not a little treat for himself? Clay's feeling good about the future.That changes in a hurry. The cause of the devastation is a phenomenon that will come to be known as The Pulse, and the delivery method is a cell phone. Everyone's cell phone. Clay and the few desperate survivors who join him suddenly find themselves in the pitch-black night of civilization's darkest age, surrounded by chaos, carnage, and a human horde that has been reduced to its basest nature...and then begins to...
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780743296724 (0743296729)
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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LittleBookCove
LittleBookCove rated it
4.0 Stephen King's Cell
In Cell King taps into readers fears of technological warfare and terrorism. Mobile phones deliver the apocalypse to millions of unsuspecting humans by wiping their brains of any humanity, leaving only aggressive and destructive impulses behind. Those without cell phones, like illustrator Clayton Ri...
NiWa
NiWa rated it
4.0 Ring, Ring.
Das Ende der Welt wird mit einem Handyklingeln eingeläutet. Clay ist gerade beruflich in Boston als um ihn herum der Irrsinn ausbricht. Telefonieren wird zum Todesurteil, weil aus dem Äther der Mobiltelefonie der mörderische Wahnsinn strömt. Menschen gehen aufeinander los, zerstückeln sich gegenseit...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
3.0 Cell Review
Five stars for the first half. One star for the last 200 pages, wherein King drags his ass like a dog infested with roundworms. Cell is a five-star read all the way up to the halfway mark. You got crazies running around, nom nom nomming on tender bits, and a likable crew of misfits trying to stay al...
The Reading Bud
The Reading Bud rated it
5.0 Cell by Stephen King
It’s the best book I’ve read after A Song Of Ice And Fire! The characterization and the narration is incredibly amazing. It catches the reader’s interest from the first line to the very last word. Yes! The story starts minutes before The Pulse occurred and takes us through the entire scenario in p...
Claire loves to read!
Claire loves to read! rated it
4.0 Review: Cell by Stephen King
Quite enjoyed this story about mobile phones infecting the people using them with some sort of plague that turned them into zombies - classic King!
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