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    Quote Originally Posted by Merlin1958 View Post

    I felt the same way, but another thing bothered me. Early in the story Gwendy makes a reference to seeing "Gone in 60 seconds " at a drive in I believe in the '70's. Was that a "re-make"? If not it came out in like 2000 or so.
    Yes, the Nicolas Cage film is a remake. The original came out in 1974.

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    Quote Originally Posted by georgiesarm View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Merlin1958 View Post

    I felt the same way, but another thing bothered me. Early in the story Gwendy makes a reference to seeing "Gone in 60 seconds " at a drive in I believe in the '70's. Was that a "re-make"? If not it came out in like 2000 or so.
    Yes, the Nicolas Cage film is a remake. The original came out in 1974.

    I figured, but wasn't sure


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    When typing the title in in the french amazon, I got a suggestion that the book wll be reprinted in english (as a paperback?) by Gallery Books on the 31st of october?
    >>> https://www.amazon.com/Gwendys-Butto...91/&tag=csk-21
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    Quote Originally Posted by Merlin1958 View Post
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    That Nightmares book looks sweet!

    Enjoyed Gwendy's Button Box but there's a central issue with the story that left me scratching my head -
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    Is Richard Farris the Man In Black? If he is, he acted very out of character in this story. I kept waiting for the other shoe to drop but it never did. Maybe in a sequel?

    I felt the same way, but another thing bothered me. Early in the story Gwendy makes a reference to seeing "Gone in 60 seconds " at a drive in I believe in the '70's. Was that a "re-make"? If not it came out in like 2000 or so.
    This could have been a drive in double bill in 1974 Because both are 1974 movies. (I posted this before that "SOMEBODY DID THERE HOMEWORK"


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    I had several bother me moments - like at the coin show when the guy asked her if she was interested in "commemorative state quarters". Unless I missed something those came out starting in 1999.

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    Quote Originally Posted by herbertwest View Post
    When typing the title in in the french amazon, I got a suggestion that the book wll be reprinted in english (as a paperback?) by Gallery Books on the 31st of october?
    >>> https://www.amazon.com/Gwendys-Butto...91/&tag=csk-21
    That is correct. They are also taking over the eBook edition at that time.

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