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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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SK did a great job in Character development. - Goodreads
The writer-hero-victim screaming "Africa! - Goodreads
The plot and story line is real interesting. - Goodreads
The ending was pretty predictable, imo. - Goodreads
I love it because it is really about writing and art. - Goodreads
Certainly a page turner. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sherry Martinez - Goodreads

I found myself cringing as I made my way through this read. So satisfied ! Read full review

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User Review  - Gregg Zwillling MD - Goodreads

Saw the movie, the hobbling scene really creeped me out! Read full review

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Title Page
Chapter 1
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 18
Chapter 19

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About the author (1988)

Stephen King 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.

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