When was the last time you read Under the Dome?

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GNTLGNT

The idiot is IN
Jun 15, 2007
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I read it once when it first came out and have not reread it, though I did like it. It's just too long for me these days. I've stated this before, but as I get older my patience and attention span for rereads gets shorter and shorter.
....well, seeing that KRF dropped the ball....allow me to recover the fumble....TWSS!!!!!!.......
 

morgan

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Jul 11, 2010
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Just before the premiere of the TV show. So when they started going "off script" my Hubby would ask about the book and I'd compare the two. After a few shows into the second season that stopped because I'd get out of breath. ;)
I was making a list of the differences during the first episode (think I ran out of paper! ;-D ). Quit watching after three or four episodes. Just loved the book too much! I did watch the episode with SK's cameo. :love_heart:
 

Pucker

We all have it coming, kid
May 9, 2010
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When it first came out. Didn't like it much, but I'll likely give it another go some day.
I didn't like it much, either ... but not because it wasn't a great story.

I decided not to "like" it -- after I enjoyed reading it, immensely -- because the author did that thing he does ... which is to present the "indomitable" evil, and then say, "Hah! Just kidding!"

And, really, even that isn't it.

I think he missed his chance.

I've said this before ... somewhere on this forum ... but as I was reading this story -- and becoming engrossed in that particular way that makes me love (and not love) Mr. King -- I remember thinking: He's going to do it this time. He's going to kill every last one of them..

And then of course .....


spoiler

So I guess I have to give this one the highest praise I give any art:

I love it ..

Because it's not what I want it to be.
 
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