The Shining

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 24, 2008 - Fiction - 464 pages
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With an excerpt from the sequel, Doctor Sleep.

Terrible events occur at an isolated hotel in the off season, when a small boy with psychic powers struggles to hold his own against the forces of evil that are driving his father insane.

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Spoiler alert: the ending disappointed me somehow. - Goodreads
Don't get me wrong; King's writing is excellent. - Goodreads
I do have a bit of an issue with pacing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kat Stark and the headless Ned - Goodreads

Buddyread with my lovely ladies: Anasylvia & Jenna This is will be a personal nonreview, so if you aren't interested in those...don't read further along and go find a review that suits your needs. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chadwick Estrada - Goodreads

My first time reading Stephen King and I absolutely love it. I will be reading the sequel Doctor Sleep and his other books. Read full review

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are 11/22/63; Full Dark, No Stars; Under the Dome; Just After Sunset; Duma Key; Lisey’s Story; Cell; and the concluding novels in the Dark Tower saga: Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, and The Dark Tower. His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, is also a bestseller. He was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007, he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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