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The Colorado Kid - Stephen King i ranted about this on somebody else's review of the book, and found i had articulated my own review, essentially. so here it is (with minor edits) between asterisks:

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i like a lot of stephen king novels. i read him later, except for reading the stand and the shining in high school. but then ten years ago, i was editing a horror writer and i wanted to understand his influences so i started reading king. i read quite a lot (my count here is thirty), and this was the one i liked least of all (aside from the conclusion to the dark tower series -- but that's another story).

this book came out when hard case was first establishing itself, and i think it was a coup for them to have king's name on one of their editions, for the market awareness it would bring to them. i believe that's the only success one can see in this novel. it is )

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addendum: in looking over the cover copy/book description listed here, i'm amused to see "but that's just the beginning" like there's a meaty story here or something. it's all tap dancing, this one. give me [b:It, not this, please. :)