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The Shining - Stephen King
The Shining
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Format: paperback
ASIN: 18132430
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages no: 688
Series: The Shining (#1)
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Toni rated it
2.0 "The Shining", by Stephen King
The Shining #1“The Shining” is the story of Jack Torrance, who is employed as the caretaker of the gargantuan Overlook Hotel in Colorado one winter. With his wife and son they hoped to spend the winter season in peace and stitch up their fractured family.The book was first released in 1977 then made...
under the sea
under the sea rated it
3.5 the shining by stephen king
rating: 3.5/5 date finished reading: may 5, 2017 so, i enjoyed this book. i really did. but that's it. i wanted to love it but in the end i only liked it. i've never watched the movie, so i can't attribute this sense of disappointment to the film's influence at all. it's just that the book didn't...
The Book Gourmet
The Book Gourmet rated it
3.0 The Shining by Stephen King
The Torrance family moves to the Overlook Hotel in order for the recovering alcoholic patriarch, Jack, to start his new job as caretaker. But bringing his family with him proves to be a huge mistake for Jack, since his psychic son seems to bring out the worst in the old hotel. Nicely plotted and wel...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 The Shining
I really am not going to spend much time on this review. I think everyone and their mother has read this book at this point. I have this one in my permanent Stephen King book collection on my bookshelves and it was great to re-read this one after not reading it for I think about 3 years since I last...
MadgeWhitlin rated it
3.0 The Shining
Meeeeeh :/I want to love Stephen King's books, but I'm not sure I'm ever going to get there. This was my second of his fiction (I loved [b:On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft|10569|On Writing A Memoir of the Craft|Stephen King|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1436735207s/10569.jpg|150292]) and I'm ...
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