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Am I the only one....

Discussion in 'Joyland' started by kylallie, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. kylallie

    kylallie Well-Known Member

    That felt like I was half in Duma Key throughout the Joyland story?? Also it resonated with Bag of Bones as well?
    Perhaps it was just the related aspects. - the beach/beach walks.... the big old house down the beach, and the mother with the child......or maybe I've read too many SK books in a row and they're merging in my brain hah :confused:
  2. ghost19

    ghost19 "Have I run too far to get home?"

    Nope, I definitely felt the Duma Key vibe in that story. I kept waiting for the main character to come across Wireman on the beach somewhere...and that would have been awesome:)
  3. mustangclaire

    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

    Never any such thing as too many of his books in a row.. :). There was definitely a beach vibe going on. Loved this book.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...considering his fate, it sure as hell WOULD have been awesome:snowman:....and I think each King story, blends thematic details that resonate with each Constant Reader in their own individual way...that, or I'm just full of Yak poop....
  5. Stanley Ruiz

    Stanley Ruiz Well-Known Member

    dUMA kEY ....YEH! Trying to think of the old dude on the beach - and old Pink - spot on thanks , it was starting to bug me - still getting to the end of the story - tough slog !!
  6. ghost19

    ghost19 "Have I run too far to get home?"

    You make a good point......but you're still full of yak poop!!!!:)

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...and LOTS of it!...:confused:
  8. bigkingfan91

    bigkingfan91 Well-Known Member

    LOL You are 100 % right on that 1st sentence, I just caught that! Nice!!! Lol!
  9. guido tkp

    guido tkp Well-Known Member

    hey...there was a beach house...and lady with a kid (one of 'em sick) in 'the talisman', too

    dang bastid jus' keeps rewritin' the same stuff ovah n ovah...RIP OFF !!!

    i'm sooooo ashamed at not catching on before...wasn't there a beach in DT:TDOT3 ???

    GODS !!!!!

    ...is there no end to the insanity

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...damn him anyway!...just novelistic re-treads...:rolleyes:
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  11. The Space Cowboy

    The Space Cowboy play my music in the sun

    I'be yet to read Duma Key, so I myself didn't see that connection. What I did notice, however, was Mike mentioning that his televangelist grandfather had a table with a great electric train set. As soon as I read that, I instantly thought of Revival heh. I know King's said that he always had the idea for Revival in the back of his mind, but I do wonder if that little basement model had its genesis take part in that one paragraph here in Joyland.
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