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The Complete Novels of George Orwell
George Orwell
Ein perfekter Freund: Roman
Martin Suter
The Brothers Karamazov
Konstantin Mochulski, Andrew R. MacAndrew, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power
Steve Coll

Duma Key

Duma Key - Stephen King After reading and loving Carrie (one of King's first books) I was eager to read Duma Key (one of his most recent books). I like his writing style and I seem to enjoy horror as well (both are pretty new to my readers mind), but this story failed to enthral me as Carrie did. 700+ pages about one single character in one single place seems just a bit too much to stay interesting. I'm sure a few hundred pages could be shaven off...

I loved however the way the supernatural elements are interwoven with the day-to-day reality and cynicism of the main characters. It kept everything so real and this much more scary.

Still, only a barely three-star review from me and I'm not overly keen to reading more King in the near future.