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by Stephen King
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runner rated it 2 years ago
Yet another solid read from master storyteller Stephen King. The body of a young boy Frank Peterson is discovered badly mutilated and all evidence points to local football coach Terry Maitland. What starts off as a simple crime story turns into something much more sinister when an evil presence is u...
FeeRtheDragon rated it 3 years ago
What can I say? I just love this man!
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it 3 years ago
The Outsider is the newest notch in the belt of one of the most prolific writers of supernatural horror, Stephen King. It's been a good long while since I've sunk my teeth into a King novel but when I read the premise (and saw the ultra rad cover) I knew that it was time to take a bite. (That metaph...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it 3 years ago
The best and worst of SK: Great characters to invest in, author violating your trust and investment in those characters, awful events fantastically described, wildly uneven pacing, strangely dissatisfying ending. Subtract a star for placing at least part of the events in some bizarre version of Texa...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 3 years ago
This is the story of an atrocious murder of an innocent and the investigation that turns into a “ f*cked up nightmare of a case” for all of those involved. That description about sums it all up. The murder, the ensuing rush to jail a suspect and the follow up are all horrific. To say anything more a...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 3 years ago
So. I had a lot of time this Memorial Day weekend to think more on "The Outsider." I decided that when push comes to shove, that it is a four star book IMHO. It's a strong four stars, but there were some hiccups here and there that ended up causing it to not be a five star read to me (the over expla...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 3 years ago
It's no secret that The Outsider was my most anticipated novel of 2018, right up there with Neverworld Wake, by Marisha Pessl, and Providence, by Caroline Kepnes. So did it live up to the hype and, furthermore, my expectations? You're damn skippy it did, and then some.This is not a return to form fo...
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