From a Buick 8 (Charnwood Library)
Publish date: September 1st 2003
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Bks.
Pages no: 504
Edition language: English
It does OK. There are some excellent passages on the relationship of the old with the young, and curiosity, and trying to find meaning to things that have no answers. And eldritch horror galore. Not one of those "Help me, I can't stop reading" page-turners that sometimes King pops on you, though...
There are many problems with this book, but they can all be summed up with a quote from the actual text:From page 297 of the hardcover, third paragraph, starting fourth sentence in: But--this is important--tell me a story, one that has a beginning and a middle and an end where everything is explaine...
Where to begin, where to begin... I found a spelling error lol, yeap an actually spelling error. I won't lie, it distracted me like a mofo.. Had this error been in an indie book, it wouldn't have, but this is far far from an indie book. Mr. King, please inform your editor that "rubed" is not a word....
From a Buick 8 is the strange tale of a mysterious car that serves as a nexus between worlds. At least that's what it is on the surface. The truth is, those aspects of the story are rather uninteresting. Certainly there's potential in the kernel of the idea, but the Buick never seems to manifest any...
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