Insomnia

Insomnia

eBook - 1995
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Old Ralph Roberts hasn't been sleeping well lately. Every night he wakes up just a little bit earlier, and pretty soon, he thinks, he won't get any sleep at all. It wouldn't be so bad, except for the strange hallucinations he's been having. Or, at least, he hopes they are hallucinations, because here in Derry, one never can tell.
Publisher: New York : Signet, [1995], c1994.
ISBN: 9781101138007
1101138009
9781101137802
1101137800
Characteristics: 663 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.

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Thanatos107
Sep 24, 2015

This is by far my least favorite of his work. I perhaps could have gotten past his choice to publish a book for the only purpose of spewing ultra-liberal propaganda - if it weren't for underdeveloped characters, awkward dialogue and tortuously convoluted plot. If you enjoyed his greats, avoid this one.

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DASTardlyGal
Feb 20, 2011

This book is tied for #1 on my list of top ten SK books!! At first, I was really put off by how THICK it was!! I figured it would take me a year to read it, but once I started it, I couldn't put it down. I brought it to my job and read it during my lunch hours, my breaks, before I fell asleep, and anytime in between. I loved all the characters and the plot and now whenever something weird happens-such as a freak accident, I think of those little weird men who do naughty things to people. I suffer from insomnia, also, so I could relate to poor old Ralph, however, I don't see what he see-lol!! I would recommend this book highly, and don't let the thickness daunt you-once you get into it, there's no putting it down!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this book!! I don't know where SK comes up with this stuff, but I thank him for it, because after reading his books, in particular this one, I've never looked at stuff the same.

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Nokomis13
Mar 27, 2010

If you didn't like it, tough. Don't write a comment! For the REST of King fans, I liked it. Different, yes. It kept me guessing and in the end, I still had questions. But I don't want them answered. Imagination is great that way..

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mariaf
Mar 18, 2009

I could not finish this book in its entirety because of the way King writes! His writing style is too juvenile for my taste.

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