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Old March 15th, 2007, 1:24 pm
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Re: Stephen King

Originally Posted by mcorleone View Post
I started reading Stephen King when I was in high school and am happy to note that he is a HP and JKR fan (it only makes sense that a great writer recognizes another). My favorite is The Stand but I also liked It, The Shining, and Misery among others. I had a thought....

Has anyone read or seen Misery? Its the story of a kidnapped author who kills off the main character in a series of romance novels and is forced to continue the series. I was wondering however demented it may be that JKR is destined for the same fate if she decides to kill off Harry in DH. Obviously it won't happen nor would I want it to (she's extremely wealthy hence very well protected) but if Harry dies, a lot of people will be very angry with her. When I first heard the rumors that Harry may die, the story of Misery is the first thing that came to mind.
If it is any help..I liked the movie quite a bit. The book I found difficult to get through it didn't really hold my attention. I almost think had I seen the movie first I may have liked the book more. There is a lot of bouncing back and forth in the book between "real life/author writing book" and REAL life author held hostage. Somehow the book just didn't do it for me.

"and all will be well and all will be well and all manner of things will be well'. Just one of those happy ever after things....
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