Under the Dome:
by Stephen King
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The premise of Under the Dome is very simple: an invisible and impenetrable barrier of unknown provenance envelops the small Maine town of Chester's Mill, instantly transforming this latter-day Grover's Corners into a snow globe. The dome is in place by page three, and thereafter things start going to hell. About 980 pages later, they get there. Under the Dome is sprawling, messy, bizarre, infuriating, intermittently wonderful, and above all else, addictive. It's Our Town meets No Exit, on a scale that makes Bleak House look like Of Mice and Men; a deeply flawed pop gem that's hard to classify and hard on the wrists.
As the situation inside the dome grows increasingly dire, people start taking sides. Most of the town falls in line behind "Big Jim" Rennie, a sanctimonious, hypocritical town selectman. Rennie, a
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