The first part of the book is entitled ‘CV’ and this is a short memoir about Stephen King. Even if you’re not a fan you can’t help but find this part of the book entertaining. King reveals how he found an interest in horror stories and came to have an interest in writing, eventually selling his first short story to a magazine.
Alongside this are the childhood tales of his exploits with his older brother Dave that made me wonder how King survived his childhood years at all, with the stories of poison ivy and Dave’s Super Duper Electromagnet: “We each had our part to play in creating the Super Duper Electromagnet. Dave’s part was to build it. My part would be to test it.”
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