A spectacularly dark and electrifying novel about addiction, religion, music and what might exist on the other side of life. 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,... show more
A spectacularly dark and electrifying novel about addiction, religion, music and what might exist on the other side of life. 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
Format: Kindle Edition
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 385
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 ...
Decent. SK pulls you in so much lately with his so real characters. The druggie, his first girlfriend, the girl who does his research. Going along, I thought, maybe the Pastor was trying to bring his wife back from the dead ala Pet Semetary. Nope. Even worse.
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...
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