Overall a fantastic read with some amazing narrators, and a book I would definitely recommend to a friend. Niches and genres for everyone. It is amazing what a good writer can fit into a small story and the wow factor is usually bigger than in a novel. Most of this collection is very good. There are thrilling connections between these works—themes of mortality, the afterlife, guilt, and what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. Something's waiting for them, you see.
There are thrilling connections between stories; themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. There are also intriguing connections between the stories; themes of morality, guilt, the afterlife and what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. A couple of stories didn't do anything for me. The story is set in 1889 in the Dakotas, before it became part of the United States, as referenced in the story. There are thrilling connections between stories; themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past.
King is an absolute master of the medium. There are thrilling connections between stories; themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. Stephen King did it to me again. I understand what he was trying to do with Drunken Fireworks, but I couldn't get past the annoying narration long enough to enjoy the story. For instance in one story, a guy's wife dies in a local convenience store.
For more than thirty-five years, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short fiction. What does it all mean? Pete, armed with only the magnifying glass he got for his tenth birthday, finds a discarded bottle of vodka in the boarded up burger shack and drinks enough to pass out. He mostly just wants someone else to know, and he trusts Doctor Bob Ellis. The best of them have teeth. The best of them have teeth. Stephen King is here with a powerful collection of stories — a vast, many-chambered cave of a volume.
The characters and its world come alive, and even after the last page of the book is closed, the story still lives on, inciting questions and curiosity. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place. I am a huge fan of Will Patton and he reads two stories. This is the horror of ordinary people and everyday objects that become strangely altered; a world where nothing is ever quite what it seems, where the familiar and the friendly lure and deceive. Morality, makes you wonder, could that be me, in that situation? This collection, nominated for a Locus Award, is guaranteed to keep readers awake long after bedtime, and features an introduction and prefatory notes to each novella by the author. Images from that war - and the protests against it - had flooded America's living rooms for a decade.
Since his first collection, Nightshift, published thirty-five years ago, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short fiction. Only 11 passengers survive, but landing in an eerily empty world makes them wish they hadn't. But to me, this is not Horror. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession. A Death will also be published as part of the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, set to be released this Fall.
Henry Prize winner Stephen King that includes twenty-one iconic stories with accompanying autobiographical comments on when, why and how he came to write or rewrite each one. If he can find it in time, he might stand a chance. The collection was published November 5, 2015, and contains stories written by King from 2009 to 2015. Several stories feature characters at the end of life, revisiting their crimes and misdemeanors. That's why he doesn't notice a freshly mud-spattered station wagon which is strange because there hadn't been any rain in New England for over a week which veers into the Mile 81 rest area, ignoring the sign that reads 'closed, no services'. He introduces each with a passage about its origins or his motivations for writing it.
Jim Trusdale was a mere acquaintance. This collection is a very good one--not his best--but better than the vast majority of short story collections. Batman and Robin,hit my heart hard as, my mother died of Alzheimer's in October. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write or rewrite each story. In this new collection he assembles, for the first time, recent stories that have never been published in a book.