Caleb
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Can a 12 year old read it?

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Zsuzsanna I would not recommend it, as I don't think they would understand it. There are some gruesome depictions of war and murder and addiction and mental disorder and really difficult choices. While these are not horror stories, this book is quite heavy.
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by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
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