Every marriage has two hearts, one light and one dark . . . Lisey Landon shared a profound and sometimes frightening intimacy with her husband, Scott, a celebrated bestselling novelist -- and a man with many secrets. One was the place where his gifts of imagination came from, a place that could... show more
Every marriage has two hearts, one light and one dark . . . Lisey Landon shared a profound and sometimes frightening intimacy with her husband, Scott, a celebrated bestselling novelist -- and a man with many secrets. One was the place where his gifts of imagination came from, a place that could heal or destroy him. Now, two years after his death, it's Lisey's turn to face Scott's demons on a nearly fatal journey into the darkness he inhabited. . . .
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 19th 2007
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 656
Edition language: English
Lisey Landon is the widow of Scott Landon, a beloved, best-selling author who died two years before the main action of the novel (whose "now" is 2006). Despite persistent requests from interested professors, she has not been able to bring herself to go through and pack up his papers and books to do...
King’s novel about a wife coming to terms with the death of her husband as well as what to do with his belongings isn’t a horror novel in the usual sense, and quite frankly, if it wasn’t for one scene I doubt that it would be classified as a horror novel. King can write women, and he does not descri...
When I read this book years ago I remember loving it and even crying while reading. Now I see the flaws in this book all over the place. It doesn't help that at the time I had not read most of King's works so I didn't see how he heavily "borrowed" from his other stories. If you are a Castle Rock fan...
Lisey's Story by Stephen King is a story about Lisey and the love she has for her husband. I adore King's work, and this book was no exception. To me, this is a love story only the way King can do it, and of course there is imagination running amok. All I can say is that I loved it, but I'm bias w...
I can totally understand why some King fans didn't care for this one. I felt so lost for a long time, but then when I started understand, wow. I really liked it. Stephen King's mind, just wow, how does he come up with this stuff. For awhile, I thought the female lead was crazy, but there's somet...