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THE WHOLE INTRODUCTION UP TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE whole introduction p to the discovery of the was long winded Then the horror itself was a bit too meagre and short for me
it was anwas an story but definitely nothing extraordinary I love Joe Hill s work but I was disappointed with this short story I can t go too much into why without spoilers His prose was wonderful as always and the characters memorable I just felt I was leftwanting Nothing to write home about somewhat spoilery BecausebeerGail s mom has a hangover so she wants the loud girls of her s out of the house Gail heads down to the lake near their home and meets p with her buddies Joel and his brother
They Realize That The Large Rock Theyrealize that the large rock they been playing on is not really a rockThere have been mumblings around their town about a monster that lives in the lake An American version of the famous monster Gail and Joel are going to be famous They bet their pictures will get in the paper They bet they will become rich I knowI did not spoil anything But to be on the safe side I posted the warning Becausewhiners I m highlighting my friend Richard reviles censorship s review because it makes me smile every day that he is back on the internet with s OK First things first when I read the title of this story I can t help but think of By the Shores of Silver Lake Both have a precocious young girl with sisters as a narrator And a lake with silver water supposedly And if I remember correctly a friend who is a boy that is also kind of a boyfriend but not really a BOYFRIEND but in the Little House series maybe that comes later It s been about coughcoughmumble years since I read the Little House seriesWhat the Little House series DOESN T have is a rotting amphibious dinosaur corpse hidden in the mist by the water s edge Which clearly makes Silver Water here the winner over Silver Lake if you ask me I mean I know you didn t but if you had That s what I would answer Just sayin One of the things that I love about Joe Hill s writing is the way that his stories have this ethereal otherness right there in the middle of the everyday I also like the sense that it exists in its own time It could really be any time in the 20th or 21st century We have a little girl I mean a robot with teakettles for fee. Ead plesiosaur the size of a two ton truck washed p on the sand With the fog swirling about them they make their plans fight to defend their disc.
Free download By the Silver Water of Lake ChamplainRating 3 of fiveThe Publisher Says Little Gail London and her friend Joel arrel are out on a cold and lonely morning at the end of summer when they make the find of the century a dead plesiosaur the size of a two ton truck washed p on the sand
with the fog swirling about them they makethe fog swirling about them they make plans fight to defend their discovery and face for the first time the enormity of mortality itself all naware of what else might be out there in the silver water of Lake ChamplainMy Review Childhood s end Abusive andor neglectful adults versus damaged children A completely The Christmas Children (The Mellow Years unexpected and seemingly impossible discovery sets each against all and no one comes outnchangedSound familiar It should It s an evergreen plot for a reason It explores no new territory mostly because it doesn t need to This iteration of the evergreen is told in the voice and from the viewpoint of three kids trapped in a world of hungover parents Their mutual discovery of the dinosaur apparently dead causes little Gail to look inside for what she wants to have in this life What she decides has a poignance that Hill reveals but doesn t linger over Not for nothing is Hill the son of novelistsThirty well spent minutes This work is licensed nder a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike 30 Unported License I really liked this short story but it was to short this would had been a great beginning for a real novel instead it ended when it just started to get interestingI would have loved to have Gail return as an adult searching for closure to the traumatic experience she had at the lakeReview also posted on And Now for Something Completely Different and It s a Mad "Mad World This is a nostalgic tale of childhood including parents siblings fantasies " World This is a nostalgic tale of childhood including parents siblings fantasies and play in very few pages The lines between fantasy and reality are fuzzy as they are when you re little It s childhood s last day though with the discovery of a dead dinosaur on the shore of the lake The shortest coming of age tale I ve ever read Gail irritates her hung over mother by playing a robot When she is sent out of the house together with her three sisters they go to the beach to play There they find a mysterious carcass of a strange creature Is it a dinosaur Then some of the kids are missing The st. Little Gail London and her friend Joel arrel are out on a cold and lonely morning at the end of summer when they make the find of the century a