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Stephen King's bestselling apocalyptic thriller is a major motion picture starring John Cusack (1408), Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained) and Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan) coming in August.
'Civilization slipped into its second dark age on an unsurprising track of blood but with a speed that could not have been foreseen by even the most pessimistic futurist. By Halloween, every major city from New York to Moscow stank to the empty heavens and the world as it had been was a memory.'
The event became known as The Pulse. The virus was carried by every cell phone operating within the entire world. Within hours, those receiving calls would be infected.
A young artist Clayton Riddell realises what is happening. He flees the devastation of explosive, burning Boston, desperate to reach his son before his son switches on his little red mobile phone . . .
King does zombies!
Such a great read and a total surprise for us died in the wool King fans. Deviating for the first time from his usual epic, history-rich method of writing King takes us on a wild ride that never let's up. One of my new King fave reads.
Good story. Kept me hooked until the last page. However, if I wanted to make my own conclusions as to what happens next then I would take up being a storyteller. I don't... so I'm not.
Can it truly be this bad?
Following a second attempt to read this book, I find my initial impressions confirmed - even by the standards of the absurdly overrated Stephen King, The Cell is profoundly bad; truly, it's just awful.