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great read

Discussion in 'From a Buick 8' started by Andryia, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. Andryia

    Andryia Well-Known Member

    i really loved this book being different from the other SK books ive read so far. like other people I found a lot of good humor in it and it had me laughing to myself. I loved reading in the authors statement how the idea came to him leaving a gas station he did (as always) the best job making the characters relatable and giving them each so much personality you feel like you know them. another thing that I loved even though it's a bit ominous was how
    Curtis was killed and Eddie J killed himself so close to where the Buick was originally found like really tied the story together for me.
    one of my favorites
     
  2. Paddy C

    Paddy C All Hail The KING...

    Been a while since I read this one but I remember that I liked it.
     
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  3. mal

    mal Well-Known Member

    I agree Andryia. One heckuva good story.
     
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  4. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Enjoyed the story.
     
  5. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    It's a very subtle story. Many readers don't get that The Buick is really a metaphor for things that we can't explain--like random accidents in life. One of my favorites.
     
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  6. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....I like the fact he revisited the whole "evil car" concept.....
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. Andryia

    Andryia Well-Known Member

    ive been thinking about the story a lot since finishing it and that never occurred to me but would make so much sense!!! so true! and how Sandy talked a lot about life having a chain/link to people and events throughout life. definitely was a great story
     
  8. Andryia

    Andryia Well-Known Member

    My favorite line of the book happens to be the very last line on the last page

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