11/22/63 by Stephen King
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El 22 de noviembre de 1963, tres disparos resonaron en Dallas. Murió el presidente Kennedy, y el mundo cambió. ¿Qué harías tú si pudieras impedirlo?
En esta brillante novela, Stephen King acompaña al lector en un viaje maravilloso al pasado y en un intento de cambiar lo que pasó, ofreciéndonos un impecable retrato social, político y cultural del final de los años cincuenta y principios de los sesenta: un mundo marcado por enormes coches, Elvis Presley y el constante humo de cigarrillo.
Todo empieza con Jake Epping, un profesor de inglés que se gana un sueldo extra con clases nocturnas para adultos. Un día pide a sus estudiantes que escriban sobre un acontecimiento que les haya cambiado la vida, y una de esas redacciones le impacta profundamente: la historia de una noche de hace cincuenta años cuando el padre de su alumno Harry Dunning volvió a casa para matar a su familia. Poco después su amigo Al, propietario de un restaurante en su barrio, le descubre un increíble secreto: en el almacén del restaurante hay una puerta que conduce al pasado. Y Al pide a Jake que le ayude con una misión que le obsesiona: impedir el asesinato del Presidente John F. Kennedy. Y así comienza la nueva vida de Jake en un mundo muy diferente. En él, Jake se enamorará mientras sigue el rastro de Lee Harvey Oswald hacia ese crucial momento histórico. Un viaje al pasado nunca ha sido tan creíble, ni tan terrorífico.

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. Joe Hill is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Heart-Shaped Box and Horns and writes an ongoing comic book series, Locke & Key. He makes lots of noise on Twitter under the handle @joe_hill.
Published March 1, 2012 by Plaza & Janes Editories Sa. 880 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Stephen King’s latest novel, “11/22/63,” tells of a schoolteacher who travels back to 1958 to alter history, and falls in love as well.

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Stephen King could probably turn a book about paint drying into a bestseller. His newest effort, though, has loftier ambitions. It's about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a what-if science fiction take on a subject that's been tackled over and over again by historians.

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There's a good story buried in all these pages and all this history, but you might want to wait for the movie version to find it.

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Book Reporter

If you’ve read King for as long as I have, you might recognize a few old friends --- or enemies --- from past novels.

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Suite 101

So begins Jake’s new life as George Amberson and his new world of Elvis and JFK, of big American cars and sock hops, of a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and a beautiful high school librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who becomes the love of Jake’s life—a life that transgresses all the normal r...

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Last year I finished Under the Dome and thought, “Wow, Stephen King, your books don’t freak me the heck out like they once did!” (Okay, that might be my fault for reading The Stand when I was eleven - or my parents’ fault!) So when I saw that 11/22/63 had come out, I wanted to read it.

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San Francisco Chronicle

The earlier book is among King's best - lean, tight and unforgiving - and this new novel, despite its undeniable suspense, sometimes feels like a bloated shadow.

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Oregon Live

The squirrelly Oswald -- searching and put-upon, volatile and obsessed -- would fit comfortably in almost any King novel.

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The Columbus Dispatch

almost certainly to the tens of thousands of young Americans who were now in high school and who would, if nothing changed the course of history, be invited to put on uniforms, fly to the other side of the world .

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About.com Bestsellers

So Jake takes the plunge – to change Dunning’s story, Oswald’s story, Kennedy’s story, America’s story and consequently, his own.

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There’s a what-if, time-travel game commonly played by college students, drunks and wannabe science fiction writers, and it goes like this: If you could go back in time and kill Adolph Hitler when he was a child, would you do it?

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Fine-toothed research and sharp writing give us the taste, sound and texture of a lost world — there are moments where the late ’50s and early ’60s are described with such clarity and affection that they felt achingly familiar, even to this reviewer (a child of the ’80s).

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Bookmarks Magazine

Reviewed: Full Dark, No Stars ( 4 of 5 Stars Jan/Feb 2011), Blockade Billy ( 3.5 of 5 Stars July/Aug 2010), Under the Dome ( 3.5 of 5 Stars Jan/Feb 2010).

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Daily Camera

In order to prevent Oswald from killing Kennedy, Jake must take up residence in the past for five years, something Al attempted before lung cancer forced his early return, which is why he now enlists Jake to undertake the task in his stead.

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Fear Net

Near the start of 11/22/63, ailing and aging Al Templeton – proprietor of Al's Diner in Lisbon Falls, Maine – informs his teacher friend (Jake Epping) that his diner's pantry inexplicably leads to the year 1958.

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This is Horror

King is often criticised for his endings, particularly in reviews of his previous book Under the Dome, but here he strikes a perfect balance between drama and wish fulfilment that would leave even his harshest critics in agreement that the ending more than rewards the time invested in what is one...

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Horror Happy Hour

Al explains why he appears older, and how his health deteriorated so quick, and then Al shows Jake a time portal into the past which is located in his diner’s pantry.

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Badass Digest

King's latest novel is about a man who goes back in time to spend five years sort of hanging around.

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