Greetings From Sweden

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Swede74

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Nov 7, 2013
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Hello,

I've been lurking for a couple of weeks and recently posted my first message, and figured today would be as good a time as any to introduce myself properly.

I know I was in my early teens when I first came across Stephen King, but no matter how hard I try, I can't seem to recall which of his books I read first. It was probably The Long Walk or Christine, but I suspect I will have to live in uncertainty.

Now, at almost 40, I have read most of his novels and short stories, with the exception of the Dark Tower series.

On my profile page I have listed Blaze as my favourite book, but sometimes when I re-read a book I find it has qualities I didn't notice the first time, or that it wasn't quite as good as I remembered, so reserve the right to revise my opinion.

Well, I think that's about all worth mentioning. This presentation seemed a little less bland and meager in my head than it does on the screen, but I'm a reader, not a writer, so I hope I will be forgiven.
 

Swede74

Active Member
Nov 7, 2013
33
172
Thank you all for welcoming me to the board. It's nice to see that some of you speak a little Swedish.

@Walter Oobleck: You're almost right, "Bårk bårk bårk" is Swedish for "Long days and pleasant nights". However, Swedish grammar has undergone some changes since the 19th century, so today we simply say "bårk-bårk". And it's spelled with an "å", not an "o". About the dog, he's a Jack Russell Terrier, like Milo in Joyland.

@GNTLGNT: I haven't read The Lurker at the Threshold, but I've had days when I felt like the guy on the cover...
 

Cowboy

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I actually miss taking that journey. I read Gunslinger when it came out and would re-read it over and over waiting for the next one to come out. All those years of waiting and wondering about the next installment are greatly missed.
 
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