Everything a connoiseur reader of King expects is in this short novel.
A whodunit? No way!
Yes, there ghosts, mystery, a serial killer &
a small N. Carolina town with its old-fashioned amusement park.
And of course the heart-broken college student Devin Jones who's trying to get over his first unrequited love, while coincidentally he becomes a hero and saves a few lives!
But above all JOYLAND is a book about growing up, about sex, about family relationships, about altruism.
And despite the chill you get from various spooky encounters,
it remains soooo humane.
Unputdownable, thought provoking and such a mature read.