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.
offers striking reminders of King's mastery of structure . . . compulsively readable * Private Eye * The collection's story stand-out story is the final novella . . . resembles Hitchcock's Suspicion with extra turns of the screw. * The Sunday Times * The genius of King is not the fecundity of his imagination, great though it is, but the empathy he can create between the reader and a character . . . He is . . . not a national, but global treasure . . . just buy the book. Trust me, you won't be disappointed * Scotsman * Mr. King's gift of storytelling is unrivaled. His ferocious imagination is unlimited * George Pelecanos * America's greatest living novelist * Lee Child * An extraordinary collection, thrillingly merciless and a career high point * Matt Thorne in the <Sunday Telegraph * Fine stories to take with us into the night * Neil Gaiman in the Guardian *
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 12th July 2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.0 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1