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The Mist by Stephen King

The Mist

by Stephen King

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The Mist is a great monster story. The whole plot mostly takes place inside the supermarket (at least the largest horror one). After a nasty storm a strange mist appears. And the things in it.
People escaped the mist and what is lurking in it and now they either have to wait for it to pass or to do something horrible. It isn't surprising, then, that you get a couple of stereotypical characters (an old crazy doom-sayer, a lawyer who is full of himself, a unassuming good guy and so on). The protagonist is stuck with his five-year-old son there.

As I said, it is a great monster story. I really liked that part. Unfortunately, in a story like this I need to root for the main character or at least to accept his actions on some level. That definitely doesn't happen here. I loved the story up to a particular moment that was completely unnecessary. It didn't move the story forward. All it did was to make me lose my interest. ( )
  Irena. | Jan 28, 2016 |
A really good novella! Something is in the mist, and the folks inside the Federal Foods Supermarket don't know what to do! Stay inside, make a break for it, or give "them" a sacrifice! (that last one the idea of hateful Mrs. Carmody) I liked the ambiguous ending, but I will say, I LOVED the ending of the movie version even more! Damn Arrowhead Project... ( )
  Stahl-Ricco | Dec 14, 2015 |
I heard the book on tape. It was pretty scary on tape, a lot of suspense and crazy sounds and screams. ( )
  AshleyDioses | Aug 1, 2015 |
I've been meaning to read The Mist for such a long time and I finally got around to it today. I liked the story, but I didn't like the characters so much. ( )
  Serenity_Tigerlily | Apr 7, 2015 |
ფილმი ბევრად სჯობს. მისტიკის ჟანრში ნორმალურია​ ( )
  buqu | Apr 3, 2015 |
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This is what happened. On the night of the worst heat wave in northern New England history finally broke -- the night of July 19th -- the entire western Maine region eas lashed with the most vicious thunder storm I have ever seen.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451223292, Mass Market Paperback)

In the wake of a summer storm, terror descends...

New York Times bestselling author Stephen King suspends a small town in a haze of terror-as humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction...

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:57:45 -0400)

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A group of neighbors trapped in a grocery store by a supernatural mist--which may have been unintentionally unleashed by a nearby military base--must fight the horriFIC

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