From: Kevin Burton Smith ( kvnsmith@thrillingdetective.com)
Date: 11 Nov 2005

Vicki wrote:

> Why does everyone always want to guess who the murderer is? I've never
> understood the fun in that. Do people read only to see if they can be
> right and pat
> themselves on the back? Surprise endings generally ruin most novels and
> stories, in my opinion. The writer is so concerned with plotting, in
> order to make
> his ending work, that he skimps on character development and human
> psychology
> and emotion, what literature is all about, as opposed to a cheap
> thrill that
> you can't enjoy a second time because you know the ending.

So read THE COLORADO KID... Stephen King seems to be asking the same questions.

Nobody knows the ending because.... there isn't one.


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