Quick Guide: Under the Dome [NOOK Book]

Overview

Under the Dome is a novel by Stephen King, published in November 2009. It is a partial rewrite of a novel King attempted writing twice in the late 1970s and early 1980s, under the titles The Cannibals and Under the Dome. As King stated on his official site, these two unfinished works "were two very different attempts to utilize the same idea, which concerns itself with how people behave when they are cut off from the society they've always belonged to. Also, my memory of The Cannibals is that it, like Needful ...
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Quick Guide: Under the Dome

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Overview

Under the Dome is a novel by Stephen King, published in November 2009. It is a partial rewrite of a novel King attempted writing twice in the late 1970s and early 1980s, under the titles The Cannibals and Under the Dome. As King stated on his official site, these two unfinished works "were two very different attempts to utilize the same idea, which concerns itself with how people behave when they are cut off from the society they've always belonged to. Also, my memory of The Cannibals is that it, like Needful Things, was a kind of social comedy. The new Under the Dome is played dead straight." From the material originally written, only the first chapter is included in the new novel.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781300071792
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 8/10/2012
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 518,708
  • File size: 244 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2013

    More a biography

    This is less a synopsis of Under the Dome than a truncated King biography. 45 pages are dedicated to King's life and writing history before 16 pages of Under the Dome character summaries and a very brief synopsis of the book. I read the book last year and was looking for a review before the tv miniseries. At best, this did remind me of the main characters.

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  • Posted July 22, 2013

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    if you're following the series this is a must read

    the book is a quick, informative read on the characters and their interaction is the series. although it also spells out the ending thus taking away the suspense the description of the characters it important

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2013

    I found it quite informative! If you have not read the book or y

    I found it quite informative! If you have not read the book or you have not understood it, I think this 45 page book is enough to give you enough information about the novel. After all it is just $. 99!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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