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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Review: The Shining (The Shining #1)

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One of King's best books. The story was great because of the growing sense of unease and suspense. Read full review

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Often when reading a book that somehow wound up as a movie you are met with some form of disappointment. Usually the book is better than the movie and in some cases (eg Fightclub) the movie is better ... 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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