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Elevation
Elevation
Author: Stephen King
From legendary master storyteller Stephen King, a riveting story about ?an ordinary man in an extraordinary condition rising above hatred? (The Washington Post) and bringing the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine together?a ?joyful, uplifting? (Entertainment Weekly) tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences, ?the sign of...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781982102326
ISBN-10: 1982102322
Publication Date: 11/12/2019
Pages: 160
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 0
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marcijo28 avatar reviewed Elevation on + 123 more book reviews
Not my favorite, but it was good and worth reading!
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With so many good Stephen King King to read, Elevation should not have made my reading list.
cyndij avatar reviewed Elevation on + 879 more book reviews
Short novella, easily read in an hour or so, and pretty much devoid of anything memorable. There is some nice imagery, and of course the dialogue is good. I always feel that King has the best ability to capture the rhythms of how real people talk, despite how he keeps dropping his characters into bizarre situations. But the rest of this story is just a "can't we all get along" sort of fairy tale. Nothing wrong with promoting that of course, but you kind of expect something a little creepier from King. The weight loss thing has no logic except for magic, and neither does the town's about-face towards the lesbian couple. But there's a happy ending, mostly, so it's all good.
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A very enjoyable read, I did not expect that ending'


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