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    Dystopian,  Horror

    The Long Walk by Stephen King – REVIEW

    In my crazy attempt to read all of Stephen King’s back catalogue, I chose The Long Walk at random. Written under the pseudonym Richard Bachman you can instantly recognise King’s cutthroat style. The story has no build-up other than for a few pages, you are instantly catapulted into this dystopian America, you have no reference to why The Long Walk takes place or how the boys ended up there. It’s a story that has a mental and physical assault upon you. Your legs feel like they will cramp up the further along you read. Never has a story pulled me in so quickly and left me with so many more…

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    Horror

    The Institute by Stephen King | Review

    The Institute, much like Sleeping Beauties felt like a trip back in time by Mr King.  He’s back to that standard that his fans love.  I’ve owned this book for over a year now and only just got the courage to pick it up.  I am a mega King fan and hoped and prayed that this would be everything that I wanted and guess what the main man pulled it straight out of left field.  The dynamics, the characterisation and the environment had me fist bumping the air…because you know, no-one around me likes reading and pandemic…gah! One thing you can almost bet your bottom dollar on is that King…