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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It grabbed me and would not let go, what a page turner! - LibraryThing
The graphic depiction made me wince. - LibraryThing
Though, the guy can certainly construct a plot as well. - LibraryThing

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There were a few aspects of this book I didn't like otherwise it would have been 5 stars. But all in all I did not want to put it down. I was captivated from start to finish. I loved that the psycho ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vicki - Goodreads

I thought that this book was excellent. It was one of those ones where I just had to keep going to find out what would happen. I spent way too many nights staying up late to read just one more chapter ... 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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