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The Dark Half by Stephen King
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Jul 03, 10

bookshelves: horror
Recommended to Jess by: Binah Mood
Recommended for: Fans of Stephen King, fans of horror novels
Read in July, 2010, read count: 1

This is one of the more twisted of King's books that I've read. Thad Beaumont had an operation when he was a kid. In the course of the operation, the surgeon discovered remnants of a partially absorbed twin inside Thad's skull--a twin that was removed, before the internal pressure inside his head could kill him.

Years later, Thad is a successful writer. Except his most profitable series is written under the name George Stark, instead of his own. George is a mighty crafty, awfully psychotic fellow.

And he's come to get revenge on Thad for killing him.

This book is typically bloody and twisted, perhaps a little more than the usual fare, for King. It's a great book, and I can't say that I've read anything like it before. If you like novels with horror, murder, and mayhem, this is a book for you!
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message 1: by Denise (new)

Denise Wike I read this one many years ago and it scared me pretty well!


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