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Slow start but stick to it, classic King awaits

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-09-19

if your hoping for true king style of fast-paced character switches between chapters, as seen in king classics such as Mr Mercedes/the stand & the outsider - then this book will take you a little while longer to warm up to. The institute has 2 key storylines/characters but rather than jumper from one to the other like we are used to, king gives us a longer introduction to each. This isn't a put off at all, frankly the opposite. I've fallen in love with these characters in the same way that I did for Bill in the Mr. Mercedes trilogies - king has captured Tim and lewis in one book, in the same way, it took 3 books for Bill Hodges or 42 hours worth of reading in the stand.

This book does have very strong stand by me vibes, mixed together with the otherworldly story of stranger things.

another king classic

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will patton + stephen king = match made in heaven

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-09-19

Everything it should be and more. Will Patton narrates Stephen kings works beautifully, I've never enjoyed an audiobook better than that of a King/Patton combination! Doctor Sleep is an incredible sequel and every word spoken sets a scene of unease as clear as day. I see faces of people i have never met that i cannot get out of my head for days, even the smells of "residue" are left in my mind.

here's hoping the new upcoming movie does it justice :)