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كريستين 1985. I have a real guilty pleasure, love love realtionship with Stephen King books I don t care how literarily unhip that is Christine was the first big girl book I ever read I was in the fourth grade and we d just moved to California I didn t have any friends or anywhere to go yet, so I spent my days poking around in the library, like any good nerd I d heard somewhere that Stephen King books contained scandalous curse words, so I picked it out of the library s King collection because the title I have a real guilty pleasure, love love realtionship with Stephen King books I don t care how literarily unhip that is Christine was the first big girl book I ever read I was in the fourth grade and
Fans of the Netflix series Stranger Things who might be unaware of how freely the creators sampled 80s pop culture right down to the title font need look no further than three novels by Stephen King one I ve read Firestarter , one I m reading this month It and one I ll review now Published in 1983 the same year that Stranger Things takes place Christine is an often haunting and at times bittersweet tale about growing up specifically, that time when adulthood threatens to detour cheris Fans of the Netflix series Stranger Things who might be unaware of how freely the creators sampled 80s pop culture right down to the title font need look no further than three novels by Stephen King one I ve read Firestarter , one I m reading this month It and one I ll review now Published in 1983 the same year that Stranger Things takes place Christine is an often haunting and at times bittersweet tale about growing up specifically, that time when adulthood threatens to detour cherished friendships and careen others off Dead Man s Curve Coincidentally, this tale includes an antique car possessed by evil.Unfolding through the fall of 1978 and into a bitter New Year in the fictional town of Libertyville, Pennsylvania, Christine is divided into three parts, the first and third narrated by Dennis Guilder, a twenty two year old reflecting on his tragic senior year of high school Captain of the football and baseball teams and All Conference swimmer, Dennis is best friend to Arnie C
3.5 Stars.BIG fan of Stephen King, but not so much of CHRISTINE Reading a 700 page book.especially one written by SK usually does not bother me in the least, but CHRISTINE was just too long.too wordy.was expectingwicked deeds than the movie.The storyline IS creepy good with a possessed red 1958 Plymouth Fury.her deadlights and moldering stench.on the prowl seeking justice from anyone who dislikes her.so best stay out of her way.Besides a feared CHRISTINE, there s a gr 3.5 Stars.BIG fan of Stephen King, but not so much of CHRISTINE Reading a 700 page book.especially one written by SK usually does not bother me in the least, but CHRISTINE was just too long.too wordy.w
You never forget your first time, and the memories of my initial encounter with Stephen King when he lured me into the back of a 1958 Plymouth Fury and had his way with me are still clear over 30 years later.For the record, he wasn t gentle.I was a wee lad of 13 when this came out, and Stephen King had established his reputation as America s boogeyman after his breakout in the 70s I wasn t much of a horror fan and despite my increasing reading of grown up fiction had no interest in the King You never forget your first time, and the memories of my initial encounter with Stephen King when he lured me into the back of a 1958 Plymouth Fury and had his way with me are still cl
Christine is Stephen King at his best I am not kidding it is my favorite book of his Dark Tower fans, be gentle.Christine is an old Plymouth that Arnie Cunningham decides to buy and repair He gradually gets in love with his car, and, as Christine is repaired, Arnie also changes, becoming darker and taking on some personality traits of Christine s former owner, Roland LeBay.The book s other main character is Dennis, Arnie s friend, who witness all these changes Now the story may sounds Christine is Stephen King at his best I am not kidding it is my favorite book of his Dark Tower fans, be gentle.Christine is an old Plymouth that Arnie Cunningham decides to buy and repair He gradually gets in love with his car, and, as Christine is repaired, Arnie also changes, becoming darker and taking o
Stephen King has sure gotten some mileage out of this whole possessed by evil thing Or maybe it s the fact that I ve read The Shining this year wherein an abusive drunk is taken over by the Evil that is a hotel and it just seems that way Anyway back to my original misbegotten and flawed theme Evil s out there and according to Stephen King it s very possessive.In this book, of course, you re dealing with a car, but not just any car a car that s been possessed by Evil King kind of loses th Stephen King has sure gotten some mileage out of this whole possessed by evil thing Or maybe it s the fact that I ve read The Shining this year wherein an abusive drunk is taken over by the Evil that is a hotel and it just seems that way Anyway back to my original misbegotten and flawed theme Evil s out there and according to Stephen King it s very possessive.In this book, of course, you re dealing with a car, but not just any car a car that s been possessed by Evil King kind of loses the chain of evil in this one For the longest time, I assumed that Christine was the originating source of evilness, but as my favorite Mah Fah, Stepheny, po
If I admitted that I probably enjoyed thisthan The Shining would that amount to sacrilege Good Review vs Evil Review Good ReviewThere isn t much I didn t particularly enjoy about the novel, except perhaps for one or two pacing issues Then again, the book is only about 500 pages, which is a lot less than some of those other King books It is incredibly creepy at times, which I found surprising, since the idea of a haunted car might seem a bit, well, corny It s everything but In fac If I admitted that I probably enjoyed thisthan The Shining would that amount to sacrilege Good Review vs Evil Review Good ReviewThere isn t much I didn t particularly enjoy about the novel, except perhaps for one or two pacing issues Then again, the book is only about 500 pages, which is a lot less than some of those other King books It is incredibly creepy at times, which I found surprising, since the idea of a haunted car might seem a bit, well, corny It s everything but In fact, the story is a curious cross between true nostalgia and horror The musical theme pre
I once saw a comedian who said something to the effect that Led Zeppelin could sing Mary had a little lamb and make it feel dark and evil and threatening Then with a passable imitation of Robert Plant he went on to sing the children s song but in the fashion of a 70s metal band Funny.So too, can Stephen King tell us about a haunted car and have what would seem to be an absurd notion come alive with terror and dark menace Remember Cujo, his 1981 novel about a rabid dog who terrorizes a town I once saw a comedian who said something to the effect that Led Zeppelin c
My re telling of the story Christine to my sixty five year old immigrant mother, enjoy Me Mom.are you listening The story is about a haunted car Mom a what Me a car, mom the story is about a haunted, evil car that can drive by itself, and it kills people Because it s haunted Mom a car can t do thattell me a car can do that You d be lying Me No, mom, I know a car can t do that, but this one can, and its killed a ton of people already There s these two main characters, My re telling of the story Christine to my sixty five year old immigrant mother, enjoy Me Mom.are you listening The story is about a haunted car Mom a what Me
Misfit Arnie Cunningham buys a 1958 Plymouth Fury named Christine and it s love at first sight As he fixes the car and his obsession with it grows, his life spins out of control 11 5 2013 I m putting Christine in park for now since it s not revving my engine It s as slow as a Ply