Full Dark, No Stars (Center Point Platinum Mystery (Large Print))
"I believe there is another man inside every man, a stranger . . ." writes Wilfred Leland James in the early pages of the riveting confession that makes up "1922," the first in this pitch-black quartet of mesmerizing tales from Stephen King. For James, that stranger is awakened when his wife,... show more
"I believe there is another man inside every man, a stranger . . ." writes Wilfred Leland James in the early pages of the riveting confession that makes up "1922," the first in this pitch-black quartet of mesmerizing tales from Stephen King. For James, that stranger is awakened when his wife, Arlette, proposes selling off the family homestead and moving to Omaha, setting i
Publisher: Center Point
Pages no: 590
Edition language: English
1922: Three quotes to define it: "And is there Hell, or do we make our own on earth?" "The dead don't stop" “Poison spreads like ink in water.” Big Driver: The post reaction was full truth, from the confusion, pain, wound-licking, hiding, weighting paths, shying from the future shame to ...
Four novellas/long short stories on a theme of secret second or inner lives: the horrible person under the affably smiling member of your family or community. Overall enjoyable, as SK always is, but it didn’t suck me in or stick with me later the way his best stuff does. Although, I got into a conve...
It’s safe to say that, by today’s standards, Stephen King’s novellas are actually novels. Especially his horror novellas. When you have publishers considering 35,000 words “novel length”, it makes you wonder what the actual difference is between a novel and a novella and whether or not the distincti...
1922: A man coerces his son into helping him murder his wife. Can they keep their sanity in the aftermath?1922 is a latter day retelling of A Telltale Heart, only with rats and a Bonnie and Clyde side-story. It's also damn good and a prime example of what Stephen King can do when he has a limited nu...
Four novellas from Stephen King brought together in one collection, and with an added short thrown in for good measure. How could it go wrong?The answer is: it didn't. But I genuinely struggled with motivation to finish Full Dark, No Stars. Not because of the stories were bad; it's just that more ac...
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