King of horror still able to elevate intrigue levels to new heights
AFTER more than four decades of banging out best- sellers, Stephen King still has the power to surprise his fans.
The biggest evil in is closed-mindedness, as a few townsfolk in Castle Rock, Maine, don’t look too kindly on the same-sex couple that has opened a vegetarian Mexican joint on the main drag.
Enter Scott Carey, the hero of King’s slim story. We learn by page three that Scott is “losing weight,” as he tells his retired friend, Doctor Bob…
It all adds up to plenty more plot fodder for a storyteller still at the top of his game. is a magical tale that entertains and manages to say a little something about the state of our culture in 2018.