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Night Shift - Stephen King
Night Shift
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 King’s first collection of short stories showcases the darkest depths of his brilliant imagination. Here we see mutated rats gone bad (“Graveyard Shift”); a cataclysmic virus that threatens humanity (“Night Surf,” the basis for The Stand); a possessed, evil lawnmower (“The Lawnmower Man”);... show more
 King’s first collection of short stories showcases the darkest depths of his brilliant imagination. Here we see mutated rats gone bad (“Graveyard Shift”); a cataclysmic virus that threatens humanity (“Night Surf,” the basis for The Stand); a possessed, evil lawnmower (“The Lawnmower Man”); unsettling children from the heartland (“Children of the Corn”); a smoker who will try anything to stop (“Quitters, Inc.”); a reclusive alcoholic who begins a gruesome transformation (“Gray Matter”); and many more shadows and visions that will haunt you long after the last page is turned.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307947291 (0307947297)
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
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chadschimke
chadschimke rated it
4.5 NIGHT SHIFT
THE BOOGEYMAN SHORT STORY REVIEW - A beleaguered father, plagued by guilt, visits a psychiatrist. As he lays on the couch, he recounts the murders of his three children. The Boogeyman was originally published in the March 1973 issue of Cavalier, and later collected in Stephen King's 1978 short story...
IntoTheMacabre
IntoTheMacabre rated it
5.0 Night Shift - Stephen King
Night Shift is the first short story collection from Stephen King and it is quite simply the finest group of short stories that I've ever read. While not all of them are 5 star reads, as a whole the entire compilation is amazing. This is King at his utmost finest. Here is my breakdown of each story ...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
5.0 Night Shift Review
First read this collection when I was... twenty, I think. Not sure. Does it matter? Probably not. Three things to mention before hitting you with my one sentence reviews: I forgot how much of King's early work tied into these stories, and how much I enjoyed his non-horror outings. Truth be told, I p...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.5 Mixed Bag
I don't quite know how to rate this collection. It's pretty uneven, and spans several genres. I loved "I am the Doorway". "The Mangler", "Battleground" "Trucks" and "Grey Matter" were so campy, but I liked the last two. "The Ledge" was a good thrill. "Quitters Inc." was simply awesome, and so was ...
Po drugiej stronie lustra
Po drugiej stronie lustra rated it
4.5
„Z pewnością znajdziemy tu biuro konstabla – oświadczył Burt, zastanawiając się, dlaczego widok tego bardziej przypominającego wiochę miasteczka dławi mu gardło strachem.” Wiara może mieć różne oblicza, kiedy jednak dana grupa zaczyna przejawiać coraz bardziej destrukcyjne zachowania i odchodzi od...
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