Avoid Mile 81 at all costs!

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Leif

Expose yourself to your deepest fear.
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At least the abandoned rest stop on Mile 81 that is.....

The story is another matter. I enjoyed it. As I mentioned before, I like the way Stephen King narrates the story through a child's perspective. It seems he has always had a knack for this.

Once again he was able to drum up sights, smells, thoughts and memories that I had as a young boy. I am personally not a tremendous fan of what I would call "super fiction", as more believable events are far more horrifying to me.

Having said that, the build up to the "scary" events were smooth as silk as always and descriptively disturbing. That is part of what we pay for, right?

Leif
 

Leif

Expose yourself to your deepest fear.
Aug 11, 2015
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I didn't get to read this book, and now I can't. (eyes going)
It sounds like a great story though.
I tried an audio book once, but my mind kept wandering, and I got sleepy.
Maybe try listening in short increments. And have a cup of "cawfy" (NJ/NY accent)
Maybe you don't want to bother. Don't force it if its not enjoyable.

Leif
 

pegasus216

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Maybe try listening in short increments. And have a cup of "cawfy" (NJ/NY accent)
Maybe you don't want to bother. Don't force it if its not enjoyable.

Leif
Is it only on audible CD? That is all I could find on Amazon. Also is it a short story? It just says
single
whatever that is supposed to mean.
Whadaya mean I may not want to bother?? Don't make me come over there kiddo!
 

Leif

Expose yourself to your deepest fear.
Aug 11, 2015
450
2,260
Is it only on audible CD? That is all I could find on Amazon. Also is it a short story? It just says
single
whatever that is supposed to mean.
Whadaya mean I may not want to bother?? Don't make me come over there kiddo!
Pegasus216,
Its a short story and I see it on Amazon as a Audio CD and other sites have it as a download.
I didn't mean you didn't care to bother.. Sometimes I don't like to do the things I love to do and when I try to force it because I think I should be doing something, its no fun.

Leif
 

pegasus216

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Pegasus216,
Its a short story and I see it on Amazon as a Audio CD and other sites have it as a download.
I didn't mean you didn't care to bother.. Sometimes I don't like to do the things I love to do and when I try to force it because I think I should be doing something, its no fun.

Leif
Thanks for 'splaining!
I loved to read, and I miss it really bad. Diabetes is doing a number on my eyes. After the cancer surgery, they started going bad. You should see how big I have this page blown up!
I found it on Half.com for cheap, so I will get it next month. (I blew my allowance for fun stuff for this month already.)










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Leif

Expose yourself to your deepest fear.
Aug 11, 2015
450
2,260
Thanks for 'splaining!
I loved to read, and I miss it really bad. Diabetes is doing a number on my eyes. After the cancer surgery, they started going bad. You should see how big I have this page blown up!
I found it on Half.com for cheap, so I will get it next month. (I blew my allowance for fun stuff for this month already.)

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No problem Lucy, I figured you must have the font size on 7. Hope you feel better.

Leif
 
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