Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep

by Stephen King

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 29/10/2019

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From master storyteller Stephen King, his unforgettable and terrifying stand-alone sequel to The Shining - an instant international No. 1 bestseller.

An epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of hyper-devoted readers of The Shining and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.

Following a childhood haunted by terrifying events at the Overlook Hotel, Danny Torrance has been drifting for decades.

Finally, he settles into a job at a nursing home where he draws on his remnant 'shining' power to help people pass on.

Then he meets Abra Stone, a young girl with the brightest 'shining' ever seen. But her gift is attracting a tribe of paranormals. They may look harmless, old and devoted to their Recreational Vehicles, but The True Knot live off the 'steam' that children like Abra produce.

Now Dan must confront his old demons as he battles for Abra's soul and survival...

ISBN:
9781529375077
9781529375077
Category:
Horror & ghost stories
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
29-10-2019
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
512
Dimensions (mm):
196x128x40mm
Weight:
0.35kg

"A powerful sequel to The Shining"
Observer

"King finds a mode of the supernatural that has a melancholic beauty"
Guardian, Book of the Week

"All the virtues of his best work"
Margaret Atwood, New York Times

"A gripping, powerful novel, all the more so for being patently heartfelt"
Financial Times

Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the Bill Hodges trilogy End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award).

Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It.

King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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