I didn’t enjoy The Tommy Knockers as much as some of Stephen King’s other stories. The Tommy Knockers was a bit over-written for my tastes. It seemed every time King introduced a new character, he felt inclined to write a complete back-story. I think I would have enjoyed this book more if it was shorter and more focused on the meat of the tale with less extemporaneous information.
Stephen King, however, is a brilliant author. With over 50 novels to his credit, one must allow him a few that are less extraordinary than his great works, such as: Delores Claiborne, Salem’s Lot, and the Dark Tower Series.