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Skeleton Crew - Stephen King
Skeleton Crew
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In this brilliant collection of stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine?A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against destruction?a trip to the attic becomes a journey to hell?a woman driver finds a scary shortcut to paradise?an... show more
In this brilliant collection of stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine?A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against destruction?a trip to the attic becomes a journey to hell?a woman driver finds a scary shortcut to paradise?an idyllic lake harbors a bottomless evil?and a desert island is the scene of the most terrifying struggle for survival ever waged.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451168610 (0451168615)
ASIN: 451168615
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 573
Edition language: English
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
4.0 SKELETON CREW Review
Synopsis: In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction…a trip to the attic turns into a journey to hell…a woman driver finds a very ...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
3.0 Skeleton Crew Review
There will be some of you that think three stars is kinda harsh for this collection. After all, it includes such amazing tales as The Mist and The Jaunt. It must be amazeballs, right? Not so much. Even the epically awesome stories in this collection need to be trimmed down. Most of them start slower...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 Skeleton Crew
Reading this so soon after his first anthology, Night Shift, I found Skeleton Crew a disappointment. With his first collection, I only found one story to be really weak and several outstanding. While I wouldn't exactly say this book was the reverse, I only felt about half the stories worth the read....
Tonina Talks Tales
Tonina Talks Tales rated it
4.0 Skeleton Crew
I have always loved Stephen King's short stories and novellas. His novels are often bloated (with some terrific notable exceptions, like the early books in the Dark Tower series), but he has a true gift for shorter works. One of my favorite books of all time is one of his other early SS collections,...
amartianmonkey
amartianmonkey rated it
The second collection of Stephen King stories provides an interesting mix, theres the great (The Mist) the good(The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet) the grisly (Survivor Type) and the godawful (The Monkey).It's mostly a two star collection but for The Mist it deserves a three.
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