Is It Worth The Price?

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kingricefan

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Jul 11, 2006
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It does have a rather long and interesting essay in it by King and the photos are beautiful and haunting. That said, if you're a King completist (or on the way to being one) then it is well worth the price. I don't regret buying my copy when it was first published and paid full price for it, too.
 

kingricefan

All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.
Jul 11, 2006
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Thanks, all! Sounds like it's not just short text & pics.
King's essay runs for 20 pages, although some of the text on each page only uses half (or less) of the page. There are a couple of gate-fold photos , meaning that you open the book to that page and then have to fold out the picture to see the whole thing). This is one title that I don't have a duplicate copy of. Must get one soon!
 

Blake

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Feb 18, 2013
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It is a good book. I originally saw an extract from the book in a men's magazine back around 1987, because i used to buy men's magazines for the articles and short stories. I still have that mag. I have the book, the hard cover version and F-stop Fitzgerald is a good photographer. I haven't read the whole book cover to cover but I liked the part from memory where King is in a limo going down some steet in New York (43rd?) and he's looking at the gargoyles.
 
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