Old Ralph Roberts hasn't been sleeping well lately. Every night he wakes just a little bit earlier, and pretty soon, he thinks, he won't get any sleep at all. It wouldn't be so bad, except for the strange hallucinations he's been having. Or, at least, he hopes they are hallucinations--because... show more
Old Ralph Roberts hasn't been sleeping well lately. Every night he wakes just a little bit earlier, and pretty soon, he thinks, he won't get any sleep at all. It wouldn't be so bad, except for the strange hallucinations he's been having. Or, at least, he hopes they are hallucinations--because here in Derry, one never can tell. Part of the "Books That Take You Anywhere You Want To Go" Summer Reading Promotion.
Publish date: September 1st 1995
Publisher: Signet Book
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
I reckon I'll have to come back to this one after I've read the whole Dark Tower saga. Knowing the broad strokes of King's over-arching mythos I got most of what was going on, but I don't think I enjoyed it as much as I might. That said, it was not what I expected. I thought it would explore a fai...
...because I finished! I'm partial to those peanut butter ones with the chocolate kisses. "It's a long walk back to Eden, sweetheart, so don't sweat the small stuff..." Though this took me a month to read, it didn't feel like a trek at all. In fact, I quite enjoyed the journey. It's just that I ...
You may skip ahead to Actual Review if you haven't a fuck to give about my experience while reading Stephen King's Insomnia and only want to hear about the book. Yes, I put personal shit in my reviews. I won't hold it against you if you want to get down to brass tax... tacks... screw it, you know wh...
This was incredibly awesome. It was so full and fast-paced. Ralph's experience was extraordinary. I loved this.
I really liked the fact that the protagonists in this book were around 70 years old. Folks in this age bracket seem to be underrepresented in popular fiction. And I believe King handled their characterizations well. I also liked the surreal feel to the supernatural aspects of this book. Oh, and, I w...