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Connor's Stephen King Novel Consumption Thread

Discussion in 'The Shining' started by Connor B, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. Connor B

    Connor B Well-Known Member

    You know, I have a ton of Stephen King books, but what sucks is that I have little time or motivation to read them. Therefore, I've created this thread to track my progress as I go through the numerous novels in my collection. I just started reading The Shining, and I have finished the first chapter. When I'm finished reading a novel, I may even give a review of it!
  2. danie

    danie I am whatever you say I am.

    You go, dude.
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  3. Rrty

    Rrty Well-Known Member

    I think you'll like it. Definitely let us know what you think. If you don't have a lot of time, try at least doing the shorter works. Thinner and Misery come to mind. Don't worry about not getting to them all -- seems like every year we all get busier with other things we need/want to do.
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  4. Connor B

    Connor B Well-Known Member

    Fifty pages into my copy of The Shining.
  5. shookme

    shookme Obscure Member

    So true about being busier and busier. I've read half as many books this year compared to last. There aren't enough hours in the day.
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  6. Pucker

    Pucker We all have it coming, kid

    Nor days in the life, as far as that goes.
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  7. Connor B

    Connor B Well-Known Member

    I'm 91 pages into my copy, and the Torrance family has finally arrived at the Overlook. I hope they enjoy their stay...
  8. mal

    mal Well-Known Member

    Quit posting which page you are on and read instead! :applause:
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  9. Connor B

    Connor B Well-Known Member

    I'm about 220 pages into my copy. On the scrapbook chapter.
  10. Connor B

    Connor B Well-Known Member

    Finally reached 350. I'm not that fast of a reader, unfortunately. I didn't know Lloyd was in the book! I always loved him.
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  11. Mr. Cranky

    Mr. Cranky The Roosters are Number 1.

    When someone sits there. He,he,hee Dog eat dog. I did 20 km today. and I'm still not alcoholic.
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  12. Lynnie L

    Lynnie L Well-Known Member

    This is one of my favorite books by SK. Didn't care for the Jack Nicholson movie version at all. He was way too over-the-top, and Danny and Wendy were just plain annoying!! Just my opinion.
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