This book is so hard to put down...

Discussion in 'The Talisman' started by Jonesy85, Jul 4, 2014.

  1. Jonesy85

    Jonesy85 Well-Known Member

    I started it this past Sunday or Monday and I'm 200 pages away from finishing. I never spend 2 or 3 hour blocks of time reading. I usually take my time. This holiday weekend gives me a chance to finish up and hopefully move on to Black House next week!
    Happy 4th of July everyone!
     
  2. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    The Talisman is one of my top 10 SK books. I just adored it.
     
  3. Lily Sawyer

    Lily Sawyer Merry meet

    It's my favorite. (I know; big shocker.)
    Jonesy, don't you love Wolf? :love-struck:
     
  4. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    I'm reading Talisman and digging it. I should have it done within a few days, after which I plan to start Black House.
     
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  5. bigkingfan91

    bigkingfan91 Well-Known Member

    I've never read it, as crazy as that probably sounds lol. I have 3 copies of it though so that's not an excuse, LOL.

    Did Peter Straub write this one with King as well, or just Black House? I can't believe I have neglected to read both of those over the years. Real stupid move!
     
  6. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

    Yes, they wrote it together.
     
  7. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Why Chew Through The Restraints?

    ....and a fantastic melding of styles...
     
  8. HollyGolightly

    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    Ummmhmmm. It was fantastic. I still haven't read Black House, but I will.
     
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  9. Jonesy85

    Jonesy85 Well-Known Member

    Blunthead, we're reading the same books. Looking forward what to your comments on The Talisman and then Blackhouse.
     
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  10. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Enjoy it, Jonesy! One of the good ones!
     
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  11. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    Ok, I am too!
     
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  12. Chuggs

    Chuggs Well-Known Member

    I definitely enjoyed the book, though it wasn't my favorite. Black House, however, is one of my favorites.
     
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  13. Lily Sawyer

    Lily Sawyer Merry meet

    Henry Leyden is my second-favorite SK character. He's interesting, perceptive, and so sharp.
     
  14. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Why Chew Through The Restraints?

    ...and given his avocation-he's always had a soft spot in my heart...rather than the obvious soft spot in my head....
     
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  15. staropeace

    staropeace Richard Bachman's love child

    Henry is my second favorite character. Ralph is my first from Insomnia.
     
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  16. Strange Sally

    Strange Sally New Member

    It's my favourite as well! And yes, I do love Wolf. LOL
    I know that SK wrote this book with Peter Straub, but when you guys read it, could you tell the difference? I mean, now I know that SK wrote this part... or Peter... ans so on...
    I couldn't. o_O
     
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  17. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    :down: Wolf. Wolf.

    He reminded me of Tom Cullen
     
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  18. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    Finished Talisman. I enjoyed the book clean thru, front to back, page to page.
     
  19. Walter Oobleck

    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    I couldn't, either, although I have read on here from a number of members that they could tell...they're thin on details though. A hundred years after so-and-so, like Twain's autobiography, when all those unpublished stories are published...readers will then learn the truth of who wrote what but not till then.
     
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  20. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    I could tell certain passages and whole chapters. Then, I couldn't tell as clearly. It's a matter of hearing one's Master's voice or not.
     

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