Lisey's Story

Lisey's Story

A Novel

Book - 2006
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Two years after his death, Lisey sorts through her husband's papers and her own shrouded memories. Following the clues Scott left her and her own instincts, she embarks on a journey that risks both her life and her sanity. She will face Scott's demons as well as her own, traveling into the past and into Boo'ya Moon, the seductive and terrifying world he'd shown her. There lives the power to heal, and the power to destroy. Lisey Landon is a richly wrought character of charm and complexity, of realized inner strength and redoubtable humor. As the central figure she drives the story, and the story is so vividly textured, the reader will draw in the perfumed air of Boo'ya Moon, will see the sunlight flood through the windows of the Scott's studio--or the night press against them. Her voice will be clear in your ear as you experience the fear and the wonder. If your heart doesn't hitch at the demons she faces in this world and the other, if it doesn't thrill at her courage and endurance, you're going to need to check with a cardiologist, first chance.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton,� c2006
ISBN: 9780340898932
0340898933
Branch Call Number: AF KING

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Blaisman
Apr 27, 2015

Lisey's story is not one of King's finer reads. It was slow-going getting into the plot and I hoped it would become more worthwhile by being a major tie-in to the Dark Tower series but this book isn't very relevant to that. There are elements to this story that are very interesting but there's so much to read through just to get to those parts

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Kate_2012
Feb 20, 2012

A very difficult book to read as it jumps around way to much to be able to keep track of what is happening - is a very slow read.

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nataliab0974
Sep 04, 2011

wonderful book. One of those that I still remember and want to re-read

fairbae Apr 23, 2011

Lisey's Story started off slow at first, but once you started to understand the characters it was hard to put down.

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Julz290995
Dec 20, 2010

Boring.

lucky Nov 20, 2008

A book about the complex struggles of the human mind.

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FLmummy
Aug 21, 2008

I absolutely fell in love with this book and the characters. This is by far my favourite Stephen King novel.

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lucky Nov 20, 2008

Sexual Content: There is sexual content in this book.

lucky Nov 20, 2008

Violence: There is a part where it describes vividly scenes of violence.

lucky Nov 20, 2008

Coarse Language: There is a lot of swearing in this book.

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lucky Nov 20, 2008

lucky thinks this title is suitable for 21 years and over

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lucky Nov 20, 2008

Lisey is still grieving over the loss of her husband, after two years. She is reliving the events of his lifetime in her head. Will she ever be able to let go?

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lucky Nov 20, 2008

"That smucking Zack."

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