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Time for the bad news. I guess it was time for me to finally discover a book of his I didn’t absolutely love. There’s some truly great stuff in The Tommyknockers ; Gardener’s scene at a poetry recitation combined with a cocktail party is truly great and displays the sheer raw power of King’s writing.

There were moments of greatness hidden in this tome. Determined to see what is in the earth, Bobbi starts digging and unknowingly bestows a curse upon the small town of Haven, maine.

Not just in a tangential way, either? He is somewhat immune to the ship’s effects because of the steel plate in his head, a souvenir of a teenage skiing accident.

Late last night and the tommyknockesr before, Tommyknockers, Tommyknockers, knocking at the door. Gard meets a young boy named Jack outside of the Alhambra H.

One of said teens is named Beaver. I put the book down a few times and walked away just thinking I was reading it in the wrong environment or at the wrong time. It just isn’t consistent at all. If the end lets it down, they feel the whole book is tommjknockers waste of time. Other family members provided a small house in Durham and financial support. Their relationship is endlessly intriguing, and it’s what makes this flawed novel work — for me.


The Tommyknockers

Also- there were still some aspects that I loved. Although it has been a frighteningly long time since I read it. View all 4 comments.

Account Options Sign in. His novel It doesn’t feel half as long as this book, and it’s over pages longer.

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King

If one will recall, in a climatic scene in that earlier book a character makes a reference to Brian DePalma’s film Carrie — “This is just like that movie Carrie!

A word of advice, don’t dig anything up in your backyard, leave it alone. Throughout the early years of his marriage, he continued to sell stories to men’s magazines.

Her life will not end, though; it will change in a way that she, a writer of popular westerns, is not even able to imagine. It kills me to set it aside, but there are simply too many books ahead of me that I’m looking forward to reading when this one isn’t floating my boat or spaceship. Could it be the Beaver who appears in ‘s Dreamcatcher? And when I mean drag That final scene with Hilly and David served as the icing on the cake for me.

I won’t get into that since he tlmmyknockers did but his review made me realize that I made a mistake when I passed this up. Refresh and try again. If King went back with a re-do he’d likely be able to boost this into one of his greater novels. View all 7 comments.

The Tommyknockers

The Tommyknockers is a science fiction novel by Stephen King. As well, it’s not like the name or nickname, rather ‘Beaver’ is very common. Tommyknickers this book we see Gard at his best, worst and everything in between. Bobbi convinces Gardner that they need to excavate the ship themselves, and he agrees to help.


Awe shucks, such a missed opportunity by King here. The King quote I led with really sums up this book. The average rating kind of lowered my expectation for this book and it was quite enjoyable. In all earnestness, I don’t feel that the middle section is disjointed, clunk, or otherwise disconnected to the rest of the novel.

This is alternate cover edition 2 ISBN Some of it was SO good, and I flew through those portions. Specifically, Under the Dome. I’m not even sure why King even thought Tommyknockers needed to be written. It’s like comparing and Elvis tommykbockers the talent and goods are still there, but boy Sep 16, Dustin rated it really liked it Shelves: If you exclude the random middle third of the novel, there is a delicious mixture of suspense, horror, supernatural, realism, and all the other stuff that makes King a staple on most bookshelves.

Now, this sounds great, and truly would be, if the novel didn’t go all around the place. I tommyknockere left open-mouthed by some of the pages – not for descriptions of vomit or aliens but just that they existed at all. Apr 09, Tom Swift rated it liked it. Bobbi AndersonJames Gardener.