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Gerald's Game by Stephen King
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Aug 07, 2012

liked it

I knew going in to this that the story - given that it pretty much only has one character - would take place in the mind of the main character, so I didn't find that surprising. What I did find surprising were the plot holes:
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The most interesting part of the story also happens to be the only part where I wasn't sure I'd be able to finish the book, namely (view spoiler). I actually had to keep a bucket next to me when I read that (or rather skimmed through it) in case I threw up. Yeah.

I have to say, at times it seemed like King was struggling a bit to come up with something interesting, at least in the middle.

But all in all, not King's best but certainly not his worst.

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