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elevation by stephen king

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15.10.2019

Although Scott Carey doesn’t look any different, he’s been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy they are. Scott doesn’t want to be poked and prodded. He mostly just wants someone else to know, and he trusts Doctor Bob Ellis.

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Esta novela de Stephen King assenta numa premissa paradoxalmente tão absurda que narrada por Stephen King funciona muito bem.

no interior: “elevation”

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14.10.2019

Imagens no interior do livro “Elevation” de Stephen King publicado pela editora Hodder & Stoughton.

As ilustrações são por Mark Edward Geyer.

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14.10.2019 (…) Hands on a clock, numbers on a bathroom scale, weren’t they only ways of trying to measure invisible forces that had visible effects?
Elevation by Stephen King (pág. 16 e 17)

the institute by stephen king

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14.10.2019

In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis’s parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there’s no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents—telekinesis and telepathy—who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and ten-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke learns, graduated to Back Half, “like the roach motel,” Kalisha says. “You check in, but you don’t check out.”

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“The Institute” venceu todas as provas. É uma história assustadora (assistimos ao verdadeiro mal); comovente e bastante credível e mais que viciante. Adorei.

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02.10.2019 ‘You know, Jamieson, this life we think we’re living isn’t real. It’s just a shadow play, and I for one will be glad when the lights go out on it. In the dark, all the shadows disappear.’
The Institute by Stephen King (pág. 27)
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