The Tommyknockers

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 22, 2010 - Fiction - 300 pages
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Everything is familiar. But everything has changed.

Coming back to the little community is like walking into a nightmare for Jim Gardener, poet, drunk, potential suicide.

It all looks the same, the house, the furniture, Jim's friend Bobbi, her beagle (though ageing), even the woods out at the back.

But it was in the woods that Bobbi stumbled over the odd, part buried object and felt a peculiar tingle as she brushed the soft earth away.

Everything is familiar. But everything is about to change.

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User Review  - ASmallHolding - LibraryThing

I first read this book when it first came out, and loved it. Back then, it was several notches above anything else of its kind. I have re-read it a few times over my lifetime, and have just finished ... Read full review

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User Review  - oxlena - LibraryThing

Long, strange, confusing, and not overly rewarding. I didn't hate it, but I didn't love it. I've read better, but I've read much, much worse. The movie is just weird. Unlike the movie, the book doesn ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Stephen King has been described by the Guardian as 'one of the greatest storytellers of our time', by the Mirror as a 'genius' and by The Sunday Times as 'one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel.' In 2003, he was given the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, for most of the year in Maine, USA.

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