reviewed Fairy Tale by Stephen King

Fairy Tale (Hardcover, 2022, Scribner) 4 stars

Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes deep into the well of his imagination in this spellbinding …

A Movie in Waiting ...

3 stars

A big, sprawling quest book that takes ages to get going. It's full of little nuggets to keep the reader alert like subtle and not-so subtle references to characters and tropes from other folk tales. It was slow-going for me - not a page-turner as so many other King novels are. All it needs is scripting into a movie where the big set-pieces will shine.