IT is the 22nd book published by Stephen King. It was his 18th novel, and the 13th novel written under his own name. The book was released by Viking on. And this was true of It, and also King's other doorstopper, The Stand. They were both good reads but this time around I found issues and weaknesses that I. Welcome to Derry. When the opening chapter of a Stephen King book starts with a six-year-old talking to a clown who lives in a sewer, chances are things are.
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It is an horror novel. The bowels of Derry, Maine, cyclically regurgitate every 27 years a dark and abject entity, infecting the city with hate, feeding on the fear of people or directly some people flesh-and-blood. It is an adventure novel. Seven clumsy kids band together after a tragedy. They have in common a pretty unhappy life.
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The Losers again return to a normal life and leave Derry and their memories behind. Mike additionally discovers that the names of the other Losers have not only faded from memory but also from his memoir and journal, indicating that their ordeal is finally over.
Development[ edit ] In , King and his family lived in Boulder, Colorado. One evening, King ventured alone to pick up his car from the repair shop and came across an old wooden bridge, "humped and oddly quaint".
Walking along the bridge caused King to recall the story of " Three Billy Goats Gruff ", and the idea of transplanting the tale's scenario into a real-life context interested him. King was further inspired by a line by Marianne Moore concerning "real toads in imaginary gardens", which in his mind came out as "real trolls in imaginary gardens". King would return to the concept two years later and gradually accumulated ideas and thoughts, particularly the concept of weaving the narratives of children and the adults they become.
King began writing It in ,  and finished the book four years later. The most prominent notions of fear in the novel come from the Losers' Club themselves: their home lives, the things that have made them pariahs.
All three editions are oversized hardcovers, housed in a slipcase or traycase, and feature premium binding materials. This anniversary edition features a new dust jacket illustration by Glen Orbik , as well as numerous interior illustrations by Alan M.
Clark and Erin Wells.
The book also contains a new afterword by Stephen King discussing his reasons for writing the novel. Lehman-Haupt perceived a lack of justification in Stanley Uris's death and the reunion of the group. Smythe noted that "the book is essentially two novels", and at "fourteen hundred pages long in my printing the only bigger novel I own is Infinite Jest , and famously weighing nigh-on four pounds, it's a challenge to hold, let alone read.
The first of a two-part feature film adaptation, It , was released on September 8, Instead of a dual narrative, the first film is solely an adaptation of the section that features the characters as children, though the setting has been updated to the late s.