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Misery Chastain was dead. Paul Sheldon had just killed her - with relief, with joy. Misery had made him rich; she was the heroine of a string of bestsellers. And now he wanted to get on to some real writing.
That's when the car accident happened, and he woke up in pain in a strange bed. But it wasn't the hospital. Annie Wilkes had pulled him from the wreck, brought him to her remote mountain home, splinted and set his mangled legs.
The good news was that Annie was a nurse and has pain-killing drugs. The bad news was that she was Paul's Number One Fan. And when she found out what Paul had done to Misery, she didn't like it. She didn't like it at all. And now he had to bring Misery back to life. Or else . . . .
King - the master of his craft. - Sydney Morning Herald
It is fair to say Stephen King is a thriller writer who regularly takes his readers beyond the realms of anything they've read. - The Daily Telegraph
Only a handful of authors regularly enter the New York Times bestseller list at No. 1, and King is one of them. - The Sunday Telegraph
The horror specialist. - Herald Sun
[Stephen King s] a genius at capturing the small-town American psyche and his characters, good, bad and insane always command the attention. - Good Reading
A writer of excellence...King is one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel - Sunday Times
One of the great storytellers of our time - Guardian
'America's greatest living novelist' - Lee Child
World Number One bestseller Stephen King has captivated audiences with his stories from Carrie to Duma Key. So powerful are his originals, that they have been turned into successful films including Misery, The Green Mile, Stand By Me and The Shawshank Redemption, directed by the world class director, Frank Darabond.