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(Boston Globe)   A handy graph of Stephen King's critical reception over the decades. Apparently they didn't know he was doing his best work thirty years ago   (bostonglobe.com) divider line 6
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3815 clicks; posted to Entertainment » on 30 Sep 2013 at 12:43 AM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-09-30 01:19:16 AM  
3 votes:

Jim_Callahan: What horror standards do you think King originated?


The Magic Negro.
2013-09-30 07:27:43 PM  
2 votes:

Big_Doofus: A bunch of cliched crap.


weknowmemes.com
2013-09-30 04:33:12 AM  
1 votes:
encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com
Your average literary or film critic.
2013-09-30 03:51:34 AM  
1 votes:
His short stories are fantastic,his longer novels tend to drag on for a bit too long and the endings can be disappointing. Never read the Dark Tower series because it seems to be up it's own ass,seriously I read a synopsis of one book and King himself is a character? Nope don't want to read that crap.
2013-09-30 03:10:26 AM  
1 votes:
Heh, I remember King books from my middle-school/early highschool years, and it was considered daring stuff cause you knew King would usually throw in a sex scene.  And since this was pre-internet, knowing which authors would be carried by the school AND would have sex in it, was a big deal.
2013-09-30 12:56:01 AM  
1 votes:

Big_Doofus: A bunch of cliched crap.


Yeah, but Stephen King made up a lot of those cliches.
 
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