I snack on books instead of devouring them. It's not uncommon for me to read a couple of chapters and not pick it back up again for a month or so. I started reading this in February and I'm currently on page 401.
I've read a few of his books and like him a lot.
"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." H.P. Lovecraft in Supernatural Horror in Literature