Re: What is the deeper question Mr King is asking in his story, Christine?
As Ms. Mod is currently on vacation, I can't give you a definitive answer to this right now. I can however pass on the original 'Inspiration' for the story. (located in the Library Section of the site)
Originally Posted by IggysSermon
It reads: "One night as I was turning into my driveway, I saw the odometer numbers on my car turn from 9999.9 to 10,000. I found myself wondering if there might not be a story in an odometer that ran backward-the car, I thought, would get "younger" instead of older, finally collapsing into its component parts. The next day I started writing it. I thought it would be a funny short story-a kind of American Graffiti. Instead, a fairly long novel came out, a supernatural tale about girlfriends, boyfriends, and Christine."
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