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Why I Didn’t Like “11/22/63”

13 Feb

If there was ever a waste of 849 pages, it’s Stephen King’s novel 11/22/63.

That’s harsh, I know.

11/22/63But I’ve just finished reading it, and I don’t feel very forgiving. It’s not a very forgiving book.

11/22/63 is well-written. It’s a good read. The characters are three-dimensional.  And it’s probably one of the more accurate portrayals of what would happen if time travel were possible.

But I wish it had ended a bit more romantically.

Dumbing down the plot to a sentence: A teacher from 2011 travels back in time to stop JFK from getting assassinated.

Of course, it’s not as Continue reading