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Joyland - Stephen King
Joyland
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Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.
Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781781162644 (1781162646)
ASIN: 1781162646
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Pages no: 283
Edition language: English
Category:
Horror
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carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it
4.0 Joyland by Stephen King
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I had a great time with this book. After refusing to read Stephen King for most of my life, I have a lot of catching up to do now that I realize I actually love his writing. I decided to pick up Joyland while I had some time off work for...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
5.0 "Joyland" by Stephen King - highly recommended
"Joyland", an Amusement Park in North Carolina in 1973, sells fun to all the rubes conies who walk through its gates. In "Joyland" the novel, Stephen King sells his readers a total immersion in a time long past, in a youth long-lost and in a Carnie culture now extinct. He sells the possibility of ab...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 Joyland
Another enjoyable King entry in the book world and as usual, we find well written and fleshed out characters and well detailed story line to go along with it.4.5 Stars for a nice enjoyable quick story.
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 Joyland
Another enjoyable King entry in the book world and as usual, we find well written and fleshed out characters and well detailed story line to go along with it.4.5 Stars for a nice enjoyable quick story.
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
5.0 Joyland
I don’t know what I loved more, the story or that Michael Kelly was reading this novel to me. Listening to this novel on CD, I was taken back by how much I enjoyed his narration. Michael was perfect for this novel, for his tone was calm and collective. As he read, it was his mannerism and his voice ...
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