Lisa Brown, December 25, 2010 (view all comments by Lisa Brown)
classic king, & dark tower fans will find a little something extra. sadly, the movie (well, tv miniseries, technically) pales in comparison, but that's not much of a surprise.
BABY GIRL, March 28, 2010 (view all comments by BABY GIRL)
I love this book so much! I checked it out of the library and i just kept on renewing it and renewing it because it was just that good. I think that the auther wants his readers to love this book as much as he enjoyed writing it! I also love the movie but it kinda gave me the chills.
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by Nick S.,
Far more intense than the movie, Stephen King's It is structured to create great suspense. The book emphasizes the hopelessness of the situation — in which unarmed children are up against an unknown, demonic force — along with the relationships developed by the children.
by Nick S.
After reading this book, I was very afraid of going near a drain of any kind (shower, sink, toilet... you name it). Also, I have a fear of clowns, and Pennywise is one scary clown (although Tim Curry did an amazing Pennywise in the movie).
by San Francisco Chronicle,
"A great scary book."
by Chicago Sun-Times,
"A landmark in American literature."
"[King's] best novel since Firestarter."
by Philadelphia Inquirer,
"A sprawling scare-fest."
They were just kids when they stumbled upon the horror within their hometown. Now, as adults, none of them can withstand the force that has drawn them all back to Derry, Maine, to face the nightmare without end, and the evil without a name...
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