P eople are commonly said to remember their location when told of President John F Kennedy's assassination, but many must also wish the place they had been on 22 November was Dallas, where they might somehow have diverted the motorcade or prevented Lee Harvey Oswald from entering the Texas School Book Depository. The possibility of such an intervention must number, along with its darker twin of going back and killing Hitler, among the principal fantasies of time travel, and is explored in the 54th work of fiction by Stephen King. In The restaurateur, now mortally ill, has found a portal in his pantry that leads to a particular day in , where the time-traveller can begin a stay lasting months or even potentially years, always returning two minutes later. Cancer has interrupted Al during a five-year mission to prevent the event that he believes to have misdirected American history: JFK's death. With the moral arm-lock of a dying man, Al passes on the task to Jake.
Race Across Time to Stop Assassin and Fall in Love
Summary and reviews of 11/22/63 by Stephen King
Alan Cheuse. Stephen King could probably turn a book about paint drying into a bestseller. His newest effort, though, has loftier ambitions. It's about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a what-if science fiction take on a subject that's been tackled over and over again by historians. And as silly as it sounds, King makes it work that there's a portal back to that year in the back room of the teacher's favorite local deli. Epping lays plans to shoot Lee Harvey Oswald and thus save President Kennedy and the world from terrible things.
Stephen King Goes to the Rescue of JFK
It premiered on Hulu on February 15, ,  and was received positively by critics. Jake Epping James Franco , a recently divorced English teacher from Lisbon, Maine , is presented with the chance to travel back in time to by his long-time friend Al Templeton Chris Cooper. He is persuaded into going in an attempt to prevent the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy on November 22, ; however, he becomes attached to the life he makes in the past, which could be the mission's undoing. He must find a way to secretly gather information about people and events leading up to the assassination while also creating and maintaining a new life to avoid suspicion.
How about like this? Although he started out as strictly a horror writer, Stephen King has become at least as well known for his ability to create vibrant characters that enthrall his audience, no matter the context of the story. His most recent novel continues this pattern. The story is completely free of his horror-novel past, although it does feature his signature blend of the uncanny with the mundane. His friend, the local diner owner, shows him the time portal to located in his back room.