Waiting Patiently For This One...

Discussion in 'Revival' started by 91rewoT, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. 91rewoT
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    King on Revival
    Posted: August 12, 2013, 14:59:26
    During his recent event at the Mark Twain House event in Hartford, King had this to say aboutRevival:


    The main character is a kid who learns how to play guitar, and I can relate to this guy because he's not terribly good. He's just good enough to catch on with a number of bands and play for a lot of years. The song that he learns to play first is the song that I learned to play first, which was 'Cherry, Cherry' by Neil Diamond. One of the great rock progressions: E-A-D-A.

    :m_love: Oh yeah...2014 is gonna be a good year!
  2. king family fan
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    king family fan Prolific member

    I too am waiting. Also waiting on Mr. mercedes.
  3. VultureLvr45
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    VultureLvr45 Well-Known Member

    Hey Guys... and here I thought it may have something to do with crazy 'holy roller' snake handling types...
  4. 91rewoT
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    91rewoT Backwards Sister Member

    Yep, that's us! ;)

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    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    Oh, jeez....put those things away!! *shudder*
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  6. Tiny
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    wow, The last post was dec10 2013.

    I wanna ask if there is anything super-natural in this story?
    I cant tell from the blurb
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  7. WesleyGman
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    WesleyGman Active Member

    I think this story sounds really promising.. clearing my schedule to read this puppy.
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    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator


    Not really.
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  9. HollyGolightly
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    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    It's going to be amazing! I can feel it!
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    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    I preferred Mr. Mercedes myself but I was one of those who thought Joyland was meh so a matter of personal taste not because the writing was better for one over the other. :)
  11. Tiny
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    wow, ms Mod gets to read EVERYTHING ,like a full year before the
    rest of us !
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  12. king family fan
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    king family fan Prolific member

    Makes me want her job. At least that part of it.
  13. carrie's younger brother
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    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

    Revival sounds like my kind of SK novel! Looking forward to it!
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  14. Neesy
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    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    There are puppies in it!
    :biglove::idea::jammin:
  15. Neesy
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    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Um - okay - I know there aren't any real puppies in it - that sounds to me like a military expression - were you ever in the service?
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  16. WesleyGman
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    WesleyGman Active Member

    Nope, just really country haha. Growing up in a really religious home in Eastern KY gave me a real interest in religion in general(various connotations others have with religion and religious groups), and this book right in my neck of the woods.
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    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    The cover art for the Scribner edition has been revealed. You can view it here.
  18. justanotherperson
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    I feel better now...thought i was alone on Joyland. For some odd reason i could never finish Joyland. The writing was great, but it just never quite had enough speed to get me over the hill. I felt like there was way too much description about that kid sweating and running around in a dog suit.....i was waiting and waiting for the murder portion and it never came. Guess i should give it another run in the future. It actually took me several different trys to get into the stand. Once i got some traction the book flew by, but the first 2-3 trys were not successful.
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  19. justanotherperson
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    I am really excited for this. I have been re-watching the HBO show Carnivale and the whole "Brother Justin" character makes me think of the brief plot synopsis we have what with the preacher and all.
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  20. Dana Jean
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    Love Carnivale.

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