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Serial killers have been done to death but King makes a good tale out of it.
A woman in a boring marriage is surprised when her husband wants to share a dream of his with her. This one felt like a well-written Twilight Zone episode to me. The characters felt just after sunset real to me.
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A writer on the way home stops at a rest area to pee and interrupts a man beating his wife. This one was okay. It dealt a little with identity but was mostly a writer gathering up the courage to do something about a bad situation.
An overweight commercial artist gets a stationary bike. Twilight Zone style weirdness ensues. Yeah, I kind of liked this but it just after sunset a little long for what it was.
Review: Just After Sunset by Stephen King | Books | The Guardian
Stationary bike takes guy into his drawing, guys working inside his body to keep his body healthy, it was a strange ride that ultimately went nowhere. See what I did there?
The Things They Left Behind: Another Twilight Zone-ish story that should have been a just after sunset shorter.
A young woman knows she's attending one of her boyfriend's family's gatherings for the last time. Summed up like this, these slivers of horror sound crude, even daft.
But the moments of wincing goriness are balanced out by the humdrum details of fractious neighbours, deflated marriages, workaholic salesmen - all too believable just after sunset that make it easy for us to go along with what happens, even when the supernatural intrudes.
Horror lurks in the humdrum
Just after sunset King will tell the story in retrospect 'I didn't think I would ever tell this story. My wife told me not to'or through the filter of two narrators. Either way, you know something grim is going to happen; it just depends what, and when, and to whom.
His theme is death, whether it is fear just after sunset dying, or the ache of loss. A woman is rung up by her dead husband on the day of his funeral. Ghosts give life back to the terminally ill with a brief peck on the cheek. Like the dead people on the railway platform, their lives are sustained by a communal suspension of disbelief, just after sunset the moment their attention is drawn to this act, they cease to be able to perform it.
Here, one individual's obsessive-compulsive counting of a circle of stones — are there seven, or eight?
Just After Sunset by Stephen King
In the New York Times last year, the author described his preference for a short story that "comes at me full bore, like a big, hot meteor screaming down from the Kansas sky.
I want the ancient pleasure that probably goes back to the cave: King, like any good just after sunset writer, is concerned not to let a single reader walk away puzzled.
Sometimes this produces less a short story than a short narrative, told without compression in strict chronological order except for just after sunset odd flashback imported in the service of believable motivation, and worked out in such plain sight that it constantly second-guesses the reader's emotional intelligence and intuition.
At other times — as in "The Cat from Hell" — there's a palpable s feel, a schadenfreude of both form and content that reminds you of what the story notes call "the poisoned bon-bons" produced to support the insatiable appetite of the Alfred Hitchcock Presents TV series.