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IT: Revisiting Stephen King’s spine-tingling horror story

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With Stephen King’s IT coming to the big screen next month with a new adaptation, now is a great time to revisit the famous 1986 horror novel.

A major movie comes to our screens on 7 September 2017.

To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry Maine was just their home town: familiar, well-ordered for the most part. A good place to live.

It is the children who see – and feel – what makes the small town of Derry so horribly different. In the storm drains, in the sewers, IT lurks, taking on the shape of every nightmare, each one’s deepest dread. Sometimes IT reaches up, seizing, tearing, killing . . .

Sometimes IT reaches up, seizing, tearing, killing . . .

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Time passes and the children grow up, move away and forget. Until …  

They are called back, once more to confront IT as IT stirs and coils in the sullen depths of their memories, reaching up again to make their past nightmares a terrible present reality.

Are you a Stephen King fan? Has Pennywise the clown haunted your dreams? Share your thoughts in the comments below…

IT by Stephen King (published by Hachette Australia) is available from Dymocks. Click here to learn more.

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