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WOW No horror or gore here, just bits of well done paranormal and one hell of an excellent story Meet John Smith, he is a good guy.you ll like him He has a great sense of humor, loves his parents including his lunatic mother and Sarah Even after life deals him a devastating blow with recurring consequences and difficult challenges, Johnny still perseveres.Visit a carnival and spin the wheel of fortune, see inside the mind of a sick serial killer, and watch a dangerously radical politician hopefu [...]
Johnny Smith is one bad luck bastard.He starts off well enough as a nice guy with a talent for teaching and is in the early stages of what looks to be a very promising relationship with Sarah However, a car accident leaves Johnny in a coma which nobody thinks he ll recover from Miraculously, he wakes up 4 years later, but he finds that Sarah has married someone else, his mother has turned into a religious lunatic, he s got a long and painful rehab to endure, and he faces a mountain of debt from [...]
We all do what we can, and it has to be good enough, and if it isn t good enough, it has to do Who else but Christopher Walken could play Johnny Smith in the highly praised David Cronenberg film Johnny Smith is a rookie teacher with 8 in his pocket, just enough money to take his best girl Sarah, also a new teacher, to the local county fair Sarah is coming off a couple of recent relationships that were exciting with aggressive, unpredictable men Johnny is a step in a new direction, maybe a respo [...]
In my own personal opinion, this is the best story Stephen King has ever written Not the most frightening, not the most thrilling, no but this novel has true literary merit And a tragic hero not a mere protagonist, mind you who really qualifies for the title.John Smith his name immediately marks him out as the common man is blessed and cursed with second sight It began as a minor ability due to a skating accident in his childhood but when he wins big time at the roulette wheel in a village carni [...]
Johnny Smith wakes from a coma with the psychic ability to read a person when he touches them Will he use this ability for good or for selfish reasons And what s the deal with this Greg Stillson character that s swiftly becoming a heavy hitter in the political realm Sometime in early 2013, I resolved to read some of the Stephen King books I missed during my binge around the turn of the century Along with The Shining and It, the Dead Zone is something I m surprised I hadn t read years ago.The Dea [...]
10 We all do what we can and it has to be good enoughing is ever lost johnny choose good for others.d finally knew that everything thing happens for a reason A novel about faithgoodness d sacrificingJust brilliant
I ve read some of Stephen King s titles but nowhere near enough, so I have made it a personal goal to read little by little until I get caught upif that is even possible This genius of a man has written a lot of books I chose The Dead Zone for my next King novel simply because of the recently released audiobook It s narrated by James Franco I absolutely adore him Seriously, he could do a Pepsi commercial and I would DVR that sucker Not only did he do a superb job in his narration in this audiobo [...]
Okay here we go Mr John Smith I know you have this strange ability to see into the future but did you see this review coming Well, did ya You feeling lucky John Cause I sure as hell am after reading this I m not as sad to finish it as I was the dark tower series because i poured so much emotion into finishing those damn books but this was quite an enjoyable read one I could really sink my teeth into when given a full day to do so The development of John, his relationship with his family and Sara [...]
Amazing really enjoyed
THE DEAD ZONE was my very first Stephen King book, and I would like to thank David Cronenberg, Christopher Walken, and one of my high school best friends Natalie Kowalski for introducing me to the world of John Smith, and in turn the world of Stephen King image error After watching and falling for the character John Smith in the 1983 movie THE DEAD ZONE, I decided to search out the book that it was based on I had never heard of Stephen King I had read a lot of mysteries, but had never read a hor [...]
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For 2.5 stars.I think I dislike this book a little every time I read it The Dead Zone is, for the most part, boring setups that lead to lackluster climaxes, if they can be called climaxes at all Maybe payoffs would be a better word But I think what I dislike the most about this book is all the political mumbo jumbo I simply don t give a shit about politics, and this book is full of it If Johnny Smith isn t thinking about how shitty he has it, he s ruminating on the political climate This is pur [...]
Este es justamente el Stephen King que no me gustaQuienes me conocen saben que soy fan de este autor, muchos de sus libros son incre bles, lamentablemente este no es el caso S lo d jenme explicarles un poco de mi problema con este en particular.Para empezar leemos bien claro en la sinopsis que se trata de un tipo que comienza a tener unas especies de visiones acerca del futuro luego de salir de un coma y que pronto descubre que debe asesinar a alguien que provocar una especie de fin de mundo.Ste [...]
Next up on my Stephen King quest is The Dead Zone, again it s not a review as such but a collection of my thoughts on the book So there may well be spoilers but I think pretty much everyone has read it a long time ago anyway, all except me.After reading The Stand Salem s Lot in quick succession, you start to appreciate what a spellbinding storyteller The King can be and I can compare these to the other end of the spectrum, his newly released material, Mr Mercedes Doctor Sleep The outstanding fea [...]
What comes from knowing things Nothing What is the purpose of knowing the future So you can change it But wouldn t what you knew about the future and the change you were going to bring to the future, be the way it was supposed to be anyways Just think about itI think in the case of Johnny Smith and The Dead Zone, I would have to say what happened to Johnny and the events surrounding him, happened for a reason This is not a horror novel, in my opinion This is of a sci fi novel done in King style [...]
Oscura, fascinante y enigm tica Conoc a esta historia por su serie pero me ha sorprendido bastante Con aire irreverente King en estado puro y con un final de infarto.
Espectacular libro de King Es uno de mis favoritos de l Muy humano, conmovedor, profundo y, aunque sea un poco pesado en algunas partes, adictivo En La zona muerta, King toca temas como la religi n, el desencuentro, la soledad y el poder de forma madura y concisa Una obra maestra.
Dobri, stari King.
Description Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into The Dead Zone.Johnny Smith, the small town schoolteacher who spun the wheel of fortune and won a four and a half year trip into The Dead Zone.John Smith, who awakened from an interminable coma with an accursed power the power to see the future and the terrible fate awaiting mankind in The Dead Zone.No, not this, nor indeed this or this Will the real Johnny Smith please [...]
4.5 stars Johnny has become one of my favourite King characters This book was so moving, I absolutely loved it.
ltimo libro del 2015 Johnny dese estar muerto Si su talento era un don divino, Dios era un lun tico peligroso al que hab a que apagarle el carro La Zona Muerta es mi tercer libro de Stephen King y a n me sigue asombrando su habilidad de mezclar religi n, pol tica, hechos paranormales y psicolog a en una nica trama y hacer que funcione Su talento si que es un don divino La historia resulta un poco predecible, casi desde el comienzo ya puedes adivinar como va a terminar todo no hay giros inesperad [...]
I decided like, I don t know, six months ago that I was going to read ALL THE STEPHEN KING, so I was eventually going to read this book and all his others no matter what Deciding which books to read first was the main thing I decided to read this one first and Misery and The Stand, come to think of it because I read his On Writing back in November, and he talks about the process of writing all three of them The way he talked about them made me want to read them Anyway, the point of this is that [...]
Probably the reason Stephen King was so loudly vociferous against Donald Trump in 2016 is that he actually predicted him In The Dead Zone he conjures up Greg Stillson, a maverick politician who doesn t play by the rules and who, with his poking the establishment in the eye stance, wins himself a huge following Moreover, much like Trump, Stillson is initially dismissed as an amusing distraction The reporters should have had a field day with Stillson His colourful, controversial personality seemed [...]
Three fourths into this book, I realized that the slow burn that King tended was turning into something much fiercer after reading the final paragraph, I was struck with a keen sense of melancholy and loss In brief, this is a story about a man who is struck with a tragic circumstance, and how he deals with it A sketch of the social and political situation in America circa the mid 1970 s runs, at first, parallel to this account later, it all intertwines with the kind of neatness that one finds in [...]
For some reason, my recollection of reading this book before was very vague Therefore, I went into the rereading process without knowing what to expect at all Boy, was I surprised After finishing it, I think that The Dead Zone is one of King s best novels.The character development is superb and I think that Johnny Smith is possibly one of King s best developed characters We also spend considerable time with his family members and the principle villains and these characters are all strongly devel [...]
The Dead Zone was a re read for me, as many will be as I go through The Stephen King Challenge, and I forgot how powerful this book was King was really in fine form during this period in the late 1970s Johnny Smith is a young teacher that has started to date Sarah, another young teacher that works for another school They ve started to fall in love and Johnny takes her out on a date to the county fair They re both excited about the night Love is in the air and Sarah has hinted that she d like him [...]
La responsabilit del potere Tutti noi facciamo quel che possiamo e dobbiamo accontentarcie se non basta, dobbiamo rassegnarci La chiaroveggenza come cartina tornasole della fragile condizione dei nostri rapporti interpersonali, quasi sempre sconfitti dal passare del tempo e resi pietosamente infimi di fronte alla nostra assenza.Narrativamente perfette le prime cento pagine da panico le descrizioni della fisioterapia riabilitativa e le ultime cento, latrici di momenti emozionanti nonch portatori [...]
4.0 to 4.5 stars This was the first Stephen King book that I ever read and after finishing it I immediately went out and bought every Stephen King book that my local book store had in stock Loved the characters, the story and the exploration of the moral question asked in the novel, knowing what you know now, if you could go back in time and kill Hitler, would you do it Great stuff and classic King.
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Audiobook Narrated by Lorelei King.Lorelei King is one of the few female narrators that I really enjoy She does an excellent job with Janet Evanovich s Stephanie Plum series and she s really the only reason I continue with a series that is going steadily down the toilet.However, I found that her voice didn t really fit this book and I m not sure why Maybe it would have been better with a male narrator, at least for me I didn t finish it Ebook I started reading this book with no real expectation [...]