Hearts is really terrifying

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Jan 12, 2017
My God: here's yet another tale on my "must reread list." Has been long and long since I read "Hearts" but I recall it fondly. Having played hearts makes the tale a tad more "homey," too, although many of the other things happening in the tale are anything but. Great read from the creepy horror perspective, but King is also on his game with the wonderfully rich human interactions as well. SK's "Low Men" and the unsettling clues telling the protagonist that they are closing in on him reminds me of a short story named "Glyphotech" (sp?) written by another author whose name escapes me just now. Anyway, the Glyphotechies seem to slink around in a style similar to the Low Men, insofar as "rattling the protagonist's cage."