Hodder & Stoughton
Hodder & Stoughton
From master storyteller Stephen King, his unforgettable and terrifying stand-alone sequel to THE SHINING - an instant international No. 1 bestseller.
An epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of hyper-devoted readers of THE SHINING and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.
Following a childhood haunted by terrifying events at the Overlook Hotel, Danny Torrance has been drifting for decades.
Finally, he settles into a job at a nursing home where he draws on his remnant 'shining' power to help people pass on.
Then he meets Abra Stone, a young girl with the brightest 'shining' ever seen. But her gift is attracting a tribe of paranormals. They may look harmless, old and devoted to their Recreational Vehicles, but The True Knot live off the 'steam' that children like Abra produce.
Now Dan must confront his old demons as he battles for Abra's soul and survival...
A powerful sequel to The Shining - Observer
King finds a mode of the supernatural that has a melancholic beauty - Guardian, Book of the Week
All the virtues of his best work - Margaret Atwood, New York Times
A gripping, powerful novel, all the more so for being patently heartfelt - Financial Times
King is described by the Guardian as 'one of the greatest storytellers of our time', by the Mirror as a 'genius' and by The Sunday Times as 'one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel'. He is the author of more than sixty books including the No. 1 bestselling novel THE OUTSIDER, voted winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for best Mystery and Thriller 2018 and the classic IT, 'a book which speaks to everybody' - Guardian. Many of his titles have been turned into films, TV series and streamed events including MISERY, PET SEMATARY, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION and MR MERCEDES.
King was the recipient of America's prestigious 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for distinguished contribution to American Letters. In 2007 he also won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife Tabitha King in Maine.