The Green Mile
Read this history-making serial novel -- from cliffhanger to cliffhanger -- in its entirety.When it first appeared, one volume per month, Stephen King's The Green Mile was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times bestseller list -- simultaneously -- and... show more
Read this history-making serial novel -- from cliffhanger to cliffhanger -- in its entirety.When it first appeared, one volume per month, Stephen King's The Green Mile was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times bestseller list -- simultaneously -- and delighted millions of fans the world over.Welcome to Cold Mountain Penitentiary, home to the Depression-worn men of E Block. Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk the Green Mile, keeping a date with "Old Sparky," Cold Mountain's electric chair. Prison guard Paul Edgecombe has seen his share of oddities in his years working the Mile. But he's never seen anyone like John Coffey, a man with the body of a giant and the mind of a child, condemned for a crime terrifying in its violence and shocking in its depravity. In this place of ultimate retribution, Edgecombe is about to discover the terrible, wondrous truth about Coffey, a truth that will challenge his most cherished beliefs...and yours.
Publish date: November 1st 2005
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 536
Edition language: English
Series: The Green Mile
Stephen King should stick to writing these sorts of books. Don’t get me wrong, I love most of his horror stuff, but it’s this sort of subtle supernatural genre that I think really shows his talents as a writer and story-teller since the horror element isn’t overshadowing everything else within the n...
Po pierwsze: nie myślałam, że skończę tej książki w ciągu jednego dnia. Oczywiście, czytałam już jedną/dwie książki w ciągu dnia, ale one były cienkie. Poza tym myślałam, iż książki Stephena Kinga są trudne w odbiorze. Nie wiem, dlaczego miałam takie myślenie, ale ono było w moim umyśle. Dlatego też...
This book is absolutely amazing.At some point I have watched the movie version, but enough time has passed that I don't really remember much of it. But this book blew me away.The amount of thought placed behind each word is phenomenal, especially considering the multiple flashbacks and shifting time...
Challenge: Read a book with a color in the titleI've become completly biased when it comes to Stephen King but I can say without a doubt that this is one of the best books I've ever read.King keeps surprising me with his ability to take on different topics and being able to write beautiful stories. ...
I first read The Green Mile in serial form, purchased an episode a month from the Lucky's grocery store in Fontana, California. Now, for a little history lesson.I was born and raised in Southern California. I lived in the same house for 13 years, until my parents went bankrupt and moved to (oddly en...
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