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  • Hodder & Stoughton
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The Shining

Stephen King

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Hallowe’en, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Thriller / suspense, Horror & ghost stories

Autumn 2018 sees Stephen King take his rightful place as the King of Halloween with four nostalgia-inducing collector's editions of his classic novels.

Welcome to the Overlook Hotel. You'll never want to leave . . .

Danny is only five years old, but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, Danny's visions grow out of control.

As winter closes in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seems to develop a life of its own. It is meant to be empty. So who is the lady in Room 217 and who are the masked guests going up and down in the elevator? And why do the hedges shaped like animals seem so alive?

Somewhere, somehow, there is an evil force in the hotel - and that, too, is beginning to shine . . .

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Praise for The Shining

  • Obviously a masterpiece, probably the best supernatural novel in a hundred years - Peter Straub

  • As a storyteller, he is up there in the Dickens class - The Times

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Stephen King

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.

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