By Stephen King
On November 22, 1963, 3 photographs rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the area replaced. What if you happen to may possibly switch it again? Stephen King’s heart-stoppingly dramatic new novel is ready a guy who travels again in time to avoid the JFK assassination—a thousand web page travel de strength.
Following his vastly profitable novel Under the Dome, King sweeps readers again in time to a different moment—a actual lifestyles moment—when every little thing went incorrect: the JFK assassination. And he introduces readers to a personality who has the facility to alter the process heritage.
Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old highschool English instructor in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes more money educating adults within the GED application. He gets an essay from one of many students—a ugly, harrowing first individual tale concerning the evening 50 years in the past whilst Harry Dunning’s father got here domestic and killed his mom, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced by means of his crooked stroll.
Not a lot later, Jake’s buddy Al, who runs the neighborhood diner, divulges a mystery: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. He enlists Jake on an insane—and insanely possible—mission to aim to avoid the Kennedy assassination. So starts Jake’s new existence as George Amberson and his new international of Elvis and JFK, of huge American vehicles and sock hops, of a bothered loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and a gorgeous highschool librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who turns into the affection of Jake’s existence – a existence that transgresses the entire common ideas of time.
A tribute to a less complicated period and a devastating workout in escalating suspense, 11/22/63 is Stephen King at his epic most sensible.
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