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Nightmares and Dreamscapes

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Zusatztext Merely by tickling the keys on his word processor King can make flesh creep half a world away. But where he differs from so many chill merchants is that his horror is rarely gratuitous and often informed with a wry humour Informationen zum Autor STEPHEN KING is the author of more than seventy books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. He is an acclaimed master of the short narrative form. His short story collections include Just After Sunset and The Bazaar of Bad Dreams which 'reveals King's mastery of the novella' - Guardian. Some of King's recent No. 1 bestsellers are Billy Summers , If It Bleeds , The Institute and The Outsider. Many of his titles are the basis for major motion pictures, TV series and streamed events, including the classic film Stand By Me (adapted from The Body ), Apt Pupil and The Shawshank Redemption , which is IMDb's top-rated movie of all time. Stephen King was the recipient of the 2020 Audio Publishers Association LIfetime achievement Award, the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In 2007, he also won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife novelist Tabitha King. Klappentext A solitary finger pokes out of a drain. Novelty teeth turn predatory. The Nevada desert swallows a Cadillac. This collection of Stephen King stories takes a roller-coaster ride through the macabre and monstrous, via explorations of good and evil. Vorwort Wake up the new reader and shake up the existing reader - between Spring 2021 and Autumn 2024 Hodder is reissuing groups of Stephen King's books in a wonderful new livery. In this 'bumper collection' ( Sunday Telegraph } of RIVETING, DARK STORIES, the No. 1 bestselling master of the form will take you on a roller coaster journey. Zusammenfassung A 'bumper collection of short stories' ( Sunday Telegraph } from the No. 1 bestselling master of the form, now with a stunning new cover look. The Stephen King Amusement Park - an unnerving experience, with rides every which way to hell . . . and a few to glory. A solitary finger pokes out of a drain. Novelty teeth turn predatory. The Nevada desert swallows a Cadillac. Meanwhile, the legend of Castle Rock returns . . . and grows on you. What does it all mean? What else could it mean? Stephen King is here with a powerful collection of stories - a vast, many-chambered cave of a volume. The long reach of Stephen King's imagination will take you on a roller coaster to places you've never been before. You will lose sleep. But Stephen King, writing to beat the devil, will do your dreaming for you. Stories include: -Dolan's Cadillac -The End of the Whole Mess -Suffer the Little Children -The Night Flier -Popsy -It Grows on You -Chattery Teeth -Dedication -The Moving Finger -Sneakers -You Know They Got a Hell of a Band -Home Delivery -Rainy Season -My Pretty Pony -Sorry, Right Number -The Ten O'Clock People -Crouch End -The House on Maple Street -The Fifth Quarter -The Doctor's Case -Umney's Last Case -Head Down -Brooklyn August ...

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Authors Stephen King
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 30.06.2012
EAN 9781444723182
ISBN 978-1-4447-2318-2
No. of pages 992
Dimensions 129 mm x 197 mm x 44 mm
Subjects Fiction > Suspense > Crime fiction, thrillers, espionage

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FICTION / Short Stories (single author), FICTION / Thrillers / Supernatural, Short Stories, FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense, Horror & ghost stories, Horror and supernatural fiction

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