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Pucker

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Christine is one of my absolute favorites.

All those wonderful songs.

I think I enjoyed that as much as I enjoyed the story itself; finding out what song would head the next chapter and working the lyric into my perception of what was happening to Arnie and Dennis and that annoying girl.
 

rockerchick

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I loved Christine. By the end of the book, I had really become attached to the people in it. I felt the same feeling of pride that Arnie did when I owned my first car. When Dennis talks about limping, I feel like I'm almost walking in his shoes. I can understand why King hates to end a book because he doesn't want to "say goodbye" to the characters.
 

MadBoJangles

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I am rereading Christine at the moment, I last read it when I was in my teens (I am 38 now).
I never really rated it as one of his best, but really enjoying it this time around! Gonna pick up the movie to watch after I have finished it too!
 

Doc Creed

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I am rereading Christine at the moment, I last read it when I was in my teens (I am 38 now).
I never really rated it as one of his best, but really enjoying it this time around! Gonna pick up the movie to watch after I have finished it too!
That was my experience, too. At fifteen I just wanted to read the roadkill/body count. When I read it as an adult I appreciated it more and really liked Dennis Guilder's narrative voice. Even though it changes POV mid-book, I don't think it's the terrible flaw that King makes it out to be. It works, I think. The "love triangle" was clever, too. When the reader realizes
Lee Cabot isn't the third lover, necessarily, but it's Christine.
 

Hill lover35

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Christine is one of my absolute favorites.

All those wonderful songs.

I think I enjoyed that as much as I enjoyed the story itself; finding out what song would head the next chapter and working the lyric into my perception of what was happening to Arnie and Dennis and that annoying girl.
leigh was awesome i love Leigh. not sure if its because of Alexandra Paul in the movie but i liked Leigh. and she was needed in the plot point
 
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