UPGRADE ; DAY
Revisited by Stephen King, fairy tales have rarely been so dark. And captivating.
Bewitching. This is the first word that comes to mind when we think of this brand new Fairy Tale from King. And yet, the author really takes his time before immersing us in the heat of the moment.
In the first third of the book, we will learn to know Charlie Reade, a 17-year-old who had a terrible time during his childhood: his mother was hit by a car when he had just started primary school. and for several years his father found nothing better to do than turn to alcohol.
Like many kids in the small town of Sentry's Rest, Illinois, Charlie grew up a little dreading the big Victorian mansion perched high on the hill, the one most people like to call the Home of Psychosis.
One day, while passing by on his bicycle, he will hear someone calling for the rescue. Howard Bowditch, the grumpy old man who lives there, broke his leg falling from a ladder and since he has no friends, he will ask Charlie to watch over his dog Radar all the time he has to stay at home. the hospital.
Charlie will do much more: once Bowditch returns home, he will go so far as to sacrifice his baseball training to take care of the old man. And this, even if at the bottom of the garden there is a shed closed with a big padlock from which a lot of strange noises escape…
The remaining two thirds of the book are devoted to this strange discount and, hat, the story is simply stunning.
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