Misery

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Penguin, Jun 3, 1988 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Paul Sheldon. He’s a bestselling novelist who has finally met his biggest fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes and she is more than a rabid reader—she is Paul’s nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile accident. But she is also his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house.

Now Annie wants Paul to write his greatest work—just for her. She has a lot of ways to spur him on. One is a needle. Another is an ax. And if they don’t work, she can get really nasty.



  

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The writer-hero-victim screaming "Africa! - Goodreads
SK did a great job in Character development. - Goodreads
But I have one problem that involves with the pacing. - Goodreads
It is definitely a page turner, a fast paced novel. - Goodreads
The ending was pretty predictable, imo. - Goodreads
The premise is very simple. - Goodreads

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User Review  - James - Goodreads

Another solid King title. Great meta- / on writing. Read full review

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User Review  - Ghassan Jdeed - Goodreads

One of the Best King novels I have read. A true psychological thriller . Beautifully written; King provides a marvelous insight into the world of the crazy Wilkes, and the Pathetic Sheldon. Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 32
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Stephen King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. He has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit,” and is the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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