Is there anything Stephen King can't do? Apparently not.
For his latest novel, Joyland, King has turned his incomporable writing style to a piece of pulp fiction which follows a young man as he recovers from his break-up, by working at an amusement park.
As is always the case with King's stories, each and every character - no matter how small - is so intricately woven that you care about each relationship, each event.
Joyland is more of a coming-of-age tale than anything else for the most part but throw in a haunted ride legend and a mystery woman with a sick kid and you have every ingredient for a great King tale.
Joyland is endearing, adorable, frightening and it really is a joyous read.