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Jane Stewart
May 25, 2012 Jane Stewart rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: horror
3 stars. Great characters and actions, but too much jumping around in time and interrupted scenes.


I wish I would have read the physical book instead of the audiobook for three reasons.
(1) Way too much jumping around between 1958 and 1985.
(2) Too many scenes end in the middle of crises or in the middle of sentences instead of at logical ends.
(3) The narrator takes too long to speak stuttering sentences which I could read quickly if doing the physical book.

1. I wish the author had to
Ashton Barnes
Mar 12, 2013 Ashton Barnes rated it really liked it
Review: The book is split into 5 parts, separated by different years in time. And the characters child hood and adult hood. The book has intervals in between each part that explains more of the background of Derry, and the thing that haunts it known as Pennywise or "IT." The book provides lots of background on all the characters, and the town in which the story is based itself. The characters feel so real you like share an intimacy with the characters. As you read it you really get to know them, ...more
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