It by Stephen King

The horror takes many shapes. In It, it dresses as a clown.

Stephen King has written a novel that blooms with creativity. The characters are endless and their backstories flow incessantly. Little by little, the fog that lies over Derry clears to reveal a much darker cloud. As we learn about the inhabitants of this little town in Maine, a more sinister side of the town is uncovered. The main characters, in multiple timelines, discover these secrets twice, as the horrors they face the first time fade in therapeutic fashion. But the strength of the novel lies, not in the monsters, but in the simple human interactions between these boys and girl. The way they build a dam or the way they go to the movies. These moments of mundaneness weave a web of life that stays long after the clowns are gone and the memories fade…



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