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Misery - Stephen King
Misery
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Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm.Paul Sheldon used to write for a living. Now he's writing to stay alive.Misery Chastain is dead. Paul Sheldon has just killed her - with relief, with joy. Misery made him rich; she was the... show more
Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm.Paul Sheldon used to write for a living. Now he's writing to stay alive.Misery Chastain is dead. Paul Sheldon has just killed her - with relief, with joy. Misery made him rich; she was the heroine of a string of bestsellers. Now he wants to get on to some real writing.That's when the car accident happens, and he wakes up in pain in a strange bed. Annie Wilkes has pulled him from the wreck, brought him to her remote mountain home, splinted and set his mangled legs.The good news is that Annie has pain-killing drugs. The bad news is that she has long been Paul's Number One Fan. And when she finds out what Paul has done to Misery, she doesn't like it. She doesn't like it at all ...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781444720716 (1444720716)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 369
Edition language: English
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 MISERY Review
What could I possibly add to what has already been said about this astounding novel in the last thirty years? It is a bonafide King classic, an excellent entry in the man's oeuvre by virtually any standard of judgement. Kick-ass villain? Check. Tightly-wound plotting? Check. Believable situation? Ch...
NiWa
NiWa rated it
4.0 Stephen Kings "Misery"
Sie hat einen Lieblingsautor. Sie ist sein Fan Nummer 1. Und sie hält ihn gefangen bis er ihr Buch geschrieben hat.Der erfolgreiche Bestseller-Autor Paul Sheldon findet sich in einem Albtraum wieder. Schwer verletzt erwacht er in Annies Fängen, die sich selbst als seinen Fan Nummer 1 bezeichnet. Abe...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it
4.5 Misery
I call myself a Stephen King fan (not his number one fan), but I had somehow never read Misery. Oops. I have seen the movie several times, though, if that counts. I found a copy of the book at a used bookstore and started reading it immediately. It did not disappoint. Most of you know this story, ...
Book Thoughts
Book Thoughts rated it
4.0 Review of Misery by Stephen King
Stephen King is one of my favorite authors and I enjoyed this book. I think I would have enjoyed it more if I had not seen the movie a handful of times before reading the book. While the novel was certainly different - and got inside the heads of the character in a way that no movie very could - I...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
5.0 Misery
To celebrate completing a novel, writer Paul Sheldon goes on a champagne-fueled drive in the Rocky mountains. He winds up in a near fatal car crash, but never fear. He's rescued by Annie Wilkes, his #1 fan...I watched the film version of Misery in those antediluvian days before Goodreads, hell, bef...
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