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The Dead Zone by Stephen King
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it was amazing

Anyone who ever thought it might be cool to be psychic should read this book. After waking from four years in a coma the brilliantly named John Smith discovers he has the ability to see a person’s future just by shaking their hand. Far from being the path to fame and riches, however, Smith’s ‘gift’ is essentially a life-ruining curse. Hounded by tabloids, religious fanatics, and desperate relatives, Smith is forced into isolation only to be dragged reluctantly into the hunt for a serial killer. Despite his success, however, Smith’s story doesn’t conclude with a triumphal return to normality. As the end of the world looms, his tale becomes one of sacrifice and unavoidable fate. A wonderfully sombre end adds much to a truly great horror novel.
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December 10, 2011 – Shelved

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Skip Have you read Blackbird by Chuck Wendig? Similar.


Anthony Ryan Skip wrote: "Have you read Blackbird by Chuck Wendig? Similar."
I have, very good book. Hope to review it soon.


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Skip :-)


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