In a small New England town, in the early 60s, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Charles Jacobs. Soon they forge a deep bond, based on their fascination with simple experiments in electricity.Decades... show more
In a small New England town, in the early 60s, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Charles Jacobs. Soon they forge a deep bond, based on their fascination with simple experiments in electricity.Decades later, Jamie is living nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll. Now an addict,
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
In one way, at least, our lives really are like movies. - first sentence During the first three-quarters of this book, we get to know the characters, especially Jamie. I was constantly waiting for the other shoe to drop. Reverend Jacobs is obsessed with electricity; okay, but what's going to happ...
“Lightning had smashed the lock on a door that was never supposed to be opened, and Mother came through.” Revival is now my favorite Stephen King novel. Yup, forget The Dead Zone. Needful Things? What’s that? This is King’s masterwork: an indelible stroke of genius, this taut and horrifying novel ...
I am a newbie when it comes to Stephen King books. Only having read a few (and only recently), I am still finding my way through his works and my opinions have been varied. With Revival, I had this feeling of recognition as if I had read a similar story before, but couldn’t place it. The pacing was ...
What to say, what to say. This entire book was awesome. There were some minor flow/logic issues here and there, but not enough for me to remove any stars from the review. Told over decades, Revival, follows Jamie Morton from the time he was a small boy to when he is a 50 plus year old man telling ab...
3.5I just didn't enjoy the horror this time around. I enjoyed Jamie's story more than anything.