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ISBN: 9781444789171
Per Boek Wijzer Taal: engels

Auteur: Stephen King

In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs - including Jamie's mother and beloved sister, Claire. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, this charismatic preacher curses God, mocks all religious belief, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from the age of 13, he plays in bands across the country, living the nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll while fleeing from his family's horrific loss. In his mid-thirties - an addict, stranded, desperate - Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings.
This rich and disturbing novel spans five decades on its way to the most terrifying conclusion Stephen King has ever written. It's a masterpiece from King, in the great American tradition of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe.

In a small New England town, in the early 60s, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs Jacobs; the women and girls - including Jamie's mother and beloved sister - feel the same about Reverend Jacobs. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond, based on their fascination with simple experiments in electricity.

Then tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, the preacher curses God, mocking all religious belief, and is banished from the shocked town.

Jamie has demons of his own. In his mid-thirties, he is living a nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll. Addicted to heroin, stranded, desperate, he sees Jacobs again - a showman on stage, creating dazzling 'portraits in lightning' - and their meeting has profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings. Because for every cure there is a price . . .

This rich and disturbing novel spans five decades on its way to the most terrifying conclusion Stephen King has ever written. It's a masterpiece from King, in the great American tradition of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe.
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  • library_books Kenmerken
    NUR 300
    Aantal pagina's 384 pagina's
    Afmetingen 24,3 x 16,3 x 3,6 cm
    Auteur Stephen King | Luis de Gongora
    Bindwijze Hardcover
    Category Boeken
    Category Horror
    Category Literatuur & Romans
    Category Romans algemeen
    Category Detective & Mysterie
    Category Fantasy & Science fiction
    Category Thrillers & Spanning
    Co-auteur Luis de Gongora
    Druk 1e druk
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Literatuur & Romans><Romans algemeen>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Literatuur & Romans>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Thrillers & Spanning><Detective & Mysterie>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Fantasy & Science fiction><Horror>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Thrillers & Spanning>
    Illustraties Nee
    Taal Engels
    Uitgever Hodder & Stoughton
    Verschijningsdatum november 2014
  • label Onderwerpen