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Mile 81: Includes bonus story 'The Dune'

Mile 81 - Stephen King, Thomas Sadoski, Edward Herrmann More reminiscent of From a Buick 8 than anything else, I think.Delightfully meta not IN YOUR FACE meta like the end of The Dark Tower with its references to American Vampire and Christine, as well as a Whovian nod (pretty sure he was talking about The Impossible Planet, yeah?) this little story shows that King's strengths still lie in his short fiction.I started reading this last night before bed, and even though I was immediately distracted by the fact that the ebook is in Courier (but not the copyright page or the 11/22/63 preview? wtf?) I had a hard time putting it down to get some sleep.I love that even though Uncle Stevie is now in his 60s, he can still convincingly write the voices of children. Yes, I cringed at parts (gah, thinking of my 12 year old using this kind of language [even though I know he does with his friends] makes me want to preemptively wash his mouth out with soap), but again - all of his strengths are on display here. If you're a King fan, well, you'll probably read it no matter what I say. Be glad there's a DT reference, since most of us keep our eyes peeled for those.If you're not already a fan, you might not enjoy it as much - but then I'm a terrible judge of that, since I've been reading his stuff for most of my life.