If you all know me, you know that I have a high level of uncertainty when I approach Stephen King’s books. You know I had an extraordinary time with “The Shining” and “Salem’s Lot“, but I demanded to get my time back for what I waste my time listening to “The Outsider“.
Now, I will no longer dwell on the past, ha! so funny, but I will get into this story! I listened to “1922” and the narration was extremely good! And the whole performance of the narrator was incredible. I loved it when stories are narrated from the point of view of the evil ones! Since they make me root for the bad guys Haha
I must “warn” people that this is not a deep big horror story. Although, there are really strong and horrific images that I appreciate for the sake of the story and the alteration of the character’s psyche! Stephen King is so good when swimming in the darkness of the human mind and intentions! I once said and I stand my ground that the most terrifying monsters are human beings. On top of this, Stephen plays this game between the real and the unreal of the story. ***SPOILER*** Is he really being hunted by this vermin? Or is the guilt of the tell-tell heart? ***END OF SPOILER***
I believe that this was inspired by one of Poe’s stories! And the Gables reference was really interesting! But besides this, the story wasn’t much. At some point, I wanted to end and I lost interest. I think maybe I was expecting something more, but I am not sure what. I just didn’t love it as a whole.
So, the kingdom’s council has given this book:
Based on the reading experience and the reaction of the king … the knights have categorized this book as follows:
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