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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)
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Pages no: 283
Edition language: English
Category:
Horror
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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 ...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Gaze back
It was campy Hardy Boys, you know what's waiting for you with the sickly boy, it's a virgin boy fantasy, the protagonist is a Stu. All things you could say this is.It was lovely read. Sweeps you up in nostalgia, and that sweet emotional minefield of youth, and makes no apologies.It is what it is, an...
Douglas Smith | Writer
Douglas Smith | Writer rated it
5.0 Joyland
This isn't a Stephen King book about which I'd heard very much. Not sure why because it was excellent. Tore through it in a couple of days. It's not standard King horror, beyond a touch of supernatural. Don't be fooled or put off by the pulpy cover. It's a wonderful story--a murder mystery combined ...
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