Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Doctor Sleep Review up at Buzzy Mag

The good people at buzzy mag have published another review I wrote for them. It is for Stephen King's latest novel, Doctor Sleep. Feel free to click it, read it, like it, and share it.

When you think about iconic horror novels a few jump immediately to mind: Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. For more contemporary novels you might think of things like The Call Of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft, The Haunting Of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, and The Shining by Stephen King. If you have created a work of art that sits on such a high pedestal would you mess with it?

Danny Torrance and his mother survived the Overlook Hotel only to find that some elements survived with them. Danny grows up into Dan, a miserable person and an abusive drunk like his father. Dan hits rock bottom and decides to get help. At the same time a girl, Abra Stone, is born with the shining that makes Dan’s look like a keychain flashlight.
Abra’s bright shinning attracts the attention of a group known as the True Knot. And Dan must face his demons to help Abra, but like all things, the shining dims with time...more

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