One of the best King books ever!

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blunthead

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To me Dreamcatcher is just sorta meh. I liked the characters ok and parts of the book dealing with their friendship have a bit of the vintage King feel, but mostly it struck me as kind of dull. I just don't think aliens are King's strong point.
Have you reread it?
 
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Tim D.

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Have you reread it?
Yes, I've reread it and it didn't improve for me the second time. It was pretty much the same with The Tommyknockers. I disliked it when it first came out and reread it a few years ago and it still didn't grab me. I just don't like King's aliens.
 

Neil W

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I still haven't been able to finish this one.....every time I pick it up, something happens to take my attention away.

Dear @Neil W ...... if you use spoilers, it is much appreciated. Use them like this
[spoil3r] [/spoil3r] use the letter e instead of 3
:)
Apologies. I has been so long since I read some of this stuff that I completely forget others may not have read it yet. Hopefully it wasn't too horrific a spoiler before Ms Mod got her mitts on it and did it for me.
 

Sundrop

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Apologies. I has been so long since I read some of this stuff that I completely forget others may not have read it yet. Hopefully it wasn't too horrific a spoiler before Ms Mod got her mitts on it and did it for me.
No worries. I usually don't remember spoilers very well, anyway.
I've still not been able to get farther than a couple of chapters in this one. I think it's cursed.....
 

William8675309

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Reading this now and its a slog for me. I think i'm cruising along, look down and i'm only at 38%. Hope i can pick up the pace.
 
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