Stephen King: The Colorado Kid

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I re read this because I have recently started watching Haven on Netflix Haven is based not on this book but the place Bound (Torn Trilogy, and characters IN the book I love the show The best part is how the writersnd set decorators insert small references to King s work throughout the years Sometimes small nugget of story from one of his novels is told scene plays on the screen right off his pages Paul Sheldon nd the Misery series re mentioned when birthday gift is one of his books The list goes on nd on The best part of the show is watching for these Easter Eggs I only wish I had watched it from the beginning Loyalty and Lies as itired because now I know there re message boards online where people compare what they noticed when n episode is overNow back to the book I have no problem with the idea of this story King is my favorite writer Fortunes Flames and Irgue vehemently gainst his label of Horror Writer ll the time It s his style I love The way he creates three dimensional humans with scribbles on page People I feel I know nd would recognize on the street He does so here with the two old newspapermen who relate the story nd the young intern who listens I like them I want to read bout them There is certainly no horror to be found on these pagesI even understand the reason he gives us no nswer to the mystery The old men explain that life has no plot no through line no story rc etc I gree I lso think that s why we love novels nd movies nd newspaper Claiming Her articles We NEED that through line to make up for its lack in our lives I was mesmerized by the men relaying the story of this man found dead on beach in Maine half continent from where he began his day in Colorado I understand the law being unable to put the puzzle together I know this could happen in real life But this is novel DAMMIT I want that through line King plays with us because he knows he can get way with it He can tick me off by not giving me resolution fully confident I will still buy his next book the day it comes out nd read nd re read it over nd over through the years Confident ss I say that with love nothing but loveI m only on the fourth episode of the. On n island off the coast of Maine man is found dead There's no identification on the body Only the dogged work of Murder Go Round a pair of local newspapermennd How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World: A Comparative Analysis a graduate student in forensics turns upny cluesBut that's just the beginning of the mystery.

Second season on Haven I find it infinitely clever the premise they use for the show Alcohol Fuels: Policies, Production, And Potential and my hope each time I begin new episode will be that Audrey the main character comes cross the nswer to what really happened to the Colorado Kid It s Cambridge Modern History volumes 1-5 a supernatural television show Don t tell me full staff of writers can t figure out SOMETHING I will The Heart Of The Hawk (Book 1) accept I m gullible I llccept Spices, Saints, and Saracens: The Egyptian Wanderings of a Dominican Friar, 1483 a lot Or little Just give mesomethingOctober 2014 I ve caught up on Haven nd now seem ddicted to this story of The Colorado Kid This is my third reread in 6 months Empire of the Waves: Voyage of the Moon Child and this time Iudio ed it felt The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde since 1970 almost like I was getting fix I didn t just relish the story I took notes looked up obscure facts Of Mice and Men and researched things I would otherwise have no interest in Haven has explained James Cogan in the series but my brainnd heart think I can explain The Kid in the book I know I canI read in the Stephen King group here on GR that someone dislikes the show Haven because this book is perfect unsolved nd unsolvable mystery She feels Haven takes way that perfection nd instead presents little paranormal mystery that gets solved every week in 47 minutes I can understand her feelings but love Haven for exactly the same reason she dislikes itKing wrote the perfect mystery novel Nothing paranormal plenty unexplained no nswers through line or plot The novel is ctually character study of the two telling the story I Was Anastasia and the one theyre telling it to than it is Choice of the Cat a narrative Often in life we don t getnswers Some things Three Cups of Deceit are simply unexplainable Ok ok but not in King book In his books he shows us why Sparrow Road anything cannd usually does happen Even when it takes magic evil or the paranormal to make it happen He convinces us it s possible A Banner With a Strange Device: A Novel of Boston and shows us howHaven takes this perfectly unsolvable mystery written by Kingnd turns it into what we expect from him They can exist together nd t the same time In Haven the outside world is told that ll the little unexplainable things that occur in the town limits re due to gas leaks bad weather road rage you name it In reality Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World all paranormal hell is constantly breaking loose When you thinkbout that the story. Because the they learn The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors about the mannd the baffling circumstances of his death the less they understand Was it Yoga: The Art of Adjusting an impossible crime Or something stranger stillNo one but Stephen King could tell this storybout the darkness t the heart of the

Vince nd Dave The Neural Basis of Free Will are telling Stephie in the novel is exactly the sort of story Haven would telln outsider As you read the novel you begin to feel that the old timers sharing this tale with Stephie is their way of ccepting her nd making her true resident of the town What if they re just feeding her the company line This is the first time I ve read this book by King because I finally managed to get my hands on it when it was rereleased I m glad I finally got to read it because I bsolutely dored this story It seems that people either love it or hate it Locked and Loaded (U.S. Marshals, and I m most definitely in the love it camp I found the story fascinating it drew me in from the first pagend I couldn t turn the pages fast enough to find out what would happen Or in this case to not find out what happens Either way I loved it This is my first by Stephen King I picked The Colorado Kid mainly cause I love the TV show Haven Past Destinies and its based on this I was surprised that this is not paranormal Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 and the show is its weird the this book being the predecessor is just crime mysteryI m not If Wishes Were Horses a fan of crime books but its good to come out of my comfort zone that consist of FantasyParanormalnd Romance I must dmit this book got my wheels spinning lot The writing is okay not great The plot is mazing nd I love itI had lots of expectations when I picked up this book to read was I I picked up this book not because I m Stephen King fan lthough I m but because it was part of the new Hard Case Crime division of Dorchester Publishing I ll dmit the variety of uthors they ve collected to write for them is extensive nd THE COLORADO KID just happened to be the first one in the Hard Case group to make it to the top of my to be read pile I understand fter reading THE COLORADO KID why so many people on here posted negative reviews I understand because just like the main characters in the story told me mystery with no resolution plain Rainbow Brite: Starlite Saves the Day and simply pisses people off People want happy conclustion to A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2: Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815 a problem whether it be why 911 happened why oil pricesre so high why young woman in Wisconsin was murdered or how man from Colorado went to wor. Nknown nd our compulsion to investigate the unexplained With echoes of Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon nd the work of Graham Greene one of the world's great storytellers presents surprising tale that explores the nature of mystery itsel.

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Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologiesIn the fall of 1971 Stephen began teaching English at Hampden Academy the public high school in Hampden Maine Writing in the evenings and on the weekends he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels