The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

by Stephen King

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 13/09/2016

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The master storyteller at his best delivers a generous, thrilling new collection of stories featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why and how he came to write each story.

The short story OBITS won the 2016 Edgar for best short story.

The No. 1 bestselling writer Stephen King presents a generous collection of thrilling stories and introduces each with a revelatory piece on when, where or how he came to write it.

There is a treasure here for every reader: a man who keeps reliving exactly the same life, repeating his mistakes over and over again; a columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries; a poignant tale about the end of the human race and a firework competition between neighbours which reaches an explosive climax.

'I made them especially for you,' says King.

'Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth.'

TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS

  • Introduction 
  • Mile 81 
  • Premium Harmony 
  • Batman and Robin Have an Altercation 
  • The Dune 
  • Bad Little Kid 
  • A Death 
  • The Bone Church 
  • Morality 
  • Afterlife 
  • Ur 
  • Herman Wouk Is Still Alive 
  • Under the Weather 
  • Blockade Billy 
  • Mister Yummy 
  • Tommy 
  • The Little Green God of Agony 
  • That Bus Is Another World 
  • Obits 
  • Drunken Fireworks
  • Summer Thunder
ISBN:
9781473698925
Category:
Horror & ghost stories
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
13-09-2016
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
544
Dimensions (mm):
198x131x29mm
Weight:
0.3kg
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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