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Full Dark, No Stars - Stephen King

Full Dark, No Stars


Published: 12th July 2011
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Now in paperback, King s collection of four darkly riveting novellas which went straight to the top of the bestseller list in hardcover.

Is it possible to fully know anyone Even those we love the most What tips someone over the edge to commit a crime

For a Nebraska farmer, the turning point comes when his wife threatens to sell off the family homestead.

A cozy mystery writer plots a savage revenge after a brutal encounter with a stranger.

Dave Streeter gets the chance to cure himself from illness if he agrees to impose misery on an old rival.

And Darcy Anderson discovers a box containing her husband s dark and terrifying secrets he s not the man who keeps his nails short and collects coins. And now he s heading home . . .

Like DIFFERENT SEASONS and FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT, which generated such enduring hit films as The Shawshank Redemption and Stand by Me, FULL DARK, NO STARS proves Stephen King a master of the long story form.

About The Author

Stephen King is the highly acclaimed author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are: Under the Dome, Just After Sunset and Cell. His acclaimed non-fiction book, On Writing, is also a bestseller. He was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

Stephen King makes a gigantic leap back into top form with this psychological thriller...Under the Dome is the complete King package. - Herald Sun

This is an action thriller that knows how to catch enriching detail without losing pace...As a work of popular fiction Under the Dome is primarily a roller-coaster ride . It offers terror, spectacle, hope, despair, lyricism and horror all skilfully deployed...the last 200 pages cry out to be read at a gulp. I ve seldom read anything more sustained. - Sydney Morning Herald

Stephen King s latest is probably the most beautiful mystery you will read this year...a tightly written un-put-downable mystery. - Weekend Australian

'Compulsively readable. - Grazia

King's latest novel is one of his most powerful yet, with King's moral clarity giving the book a weightiness not shared by many other suspense and terror writers. - Australian Financial Review

King states in his afterword that he tried to write a book that would keep the pedal consistently to the metal" and certainly the pace is relentless until a typical King cliffhanger ending. Under the Dome continues King's tradition of bestselling books which tap into contemporary mores and concerns. Steven Spielberg and King have linked up since publication to develop it into a TV series. - The Canberra Times

'America's greatest living novelist delivers his masterp

Stephen King

Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. He made his first professional short story sale in 1967 to Startling Mystery Stories. In the fall of 1973, he began teaching high school English classes at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine. Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels. In the spring of 1973, Doubleday & Co., accepted the novel Carrie for publication, providing him the means to leave teaching and write full-time. He has since published over 50 books and has become one of the world's most successful writers.

Stephen lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. They are regular contributors to a number of charities including many libraries and have been honored locally for their philanthropic activities.

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ISBN: 9781444712568
ISBN-10: 144471256X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 12th July 2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.9  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1