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Under the Dome

78 Ratings: 2.4
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Under the Dome is a novel by Stephen King that was released on November 10, 2009. It is a 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 … see full wiki

Author: Stephen King
Genre: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Scribner, Pocket
Date Published: November 10, 2009
ISBN: 978-1439148501
27 reviews about Under the Dome
review by . November 28, 2009
Under the Dome falls flat, during the entire 1000+ pages I felt as if I, myself was sipping on stale air.      I haven't read a King novel in a long time. It has at least been a decade. King will always remain in my heart as the novelist who popped my paranormal cherry. It was 6th grade and I read IT to the horror of my deeply religious teacher, who couldn't believe that I was reading the book, and thought I was just showing off by bringing the book to "free time". …
review by . November 12, 2009
What happens when you take an ordinary small town in rural Maine and put a lid on it? An invisible, tougher than Superman, nearly impermeable dome of a lid that extends into the sky nearly 50,000 feet?    At more than 1,000 pages, quite a lot. King's latest is not so much a horror tale as a horrifying thriller - the dome is a mystifying fact; it's the people under it that get really scary. In King's vision, cutting a town off from the world - from accountability - leaves the …
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