Usually, the lot of literary widows is pleasant and spirit lifting: accepting posthumous honors; collecting royalties; answering inquiries from hero-worshipping fans. But, for Lisey, the survivor of famous writer Scott Landon, her new role has engulfed her in shades of hell. Requests for her... show more
Usually, the lot of literary widows is pleasant and spirit lifting: accepting posthumous honors; collecting royalties; answering inquiries from hero-worshipping fans. But, for Lisey, the survivor of famous writer Scott Landon, her new role has engulfed her in shades of hell. Requests for her cooperation turn into threats, thus beginning a sequence of escalating warnings that culminates with a slaughtered cat in her mailbox. Lisey's troubles form only an extended preamble to this tale, which is vintage King.
Publish date: October 24th 2006
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
Lisey's Story by Stephen King is a story about Lisey and the love she has for her husband. I adore King's work, and this book was no exception. To me, this is a love story only the way King can do it, and of course there is imagination running amok. All I can say is that I loved it, but I'm bias w...
I can totally understand why some King fans didn't care for this one. I felt so lost for a long time, but then when I started understand, wow. I really liked it. Stephen King's mind, just wow, how does he come up with this stuff. For awhile, I thought the female lead was crazy, but there's somet...
So my days of not reading Stephen King are certainly coming to a middle. I actually did really like the voice and the characterisation, and the narrator on the audio version was phenomenal, but I noped out really hard on the graphic child abuse and up coming sexual violence. I know it was in aid of ...
Liseys Ehemann ist tot. Der berühmte Schriftsteller Scott Landon ist vor zwei Jahren einer Lungenentzündung erlegen und Lisey muss langsam aber sicher den Nachlass ihres Mannes aufarbeiten. Immerhin schreit die halbe Welt nach dem schriftstellerischen Vermächtnis des Autors und für Lisey ist es an d...
I have such a love/hate relationship with this book. For one, it's full of twice-used ideas. Everything you find inside Lisey's Story is taken part and parcel from other King novels. The idea of being haunted by a spouse and one half of the marriage being an author is Bag of Bones to a Tee. You have...
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