Can’t wait to get my paws on a copy…maybe tomorrow after work.
It’s finally here! Stephen King’s highly anticipated hard boiled thriller, Joyland, was released today.
“King’s new thriller is set in North Carolina in 1973. Joyland has a horror house and a torture chamber, but it’s not exactly a horror novel. The park’s fun house may be haunted by a ghost — which may explain the dead bodies — but the book isn’t exactly a supernatural thriller, either. Instead, the book combines elements of crime, horror and the supernatural. The main character is a college student who aspires to write for The New Yorker. After his heart is broken by his girlfriend, he wants to get away from New England and takes a job in North Carolina, at the Joyland amusement park, where he enters a different world,” says NPR. In an amazing interview with Terry Gross, King discusses not just Joyland and its many influences but…
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