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The bazaar of bad dreams

King, Stephen 1947- Mile 81.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Premium harmony.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Batman and Robin have an altercation.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Dune.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Bad little kid.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Death.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Bone church.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Morality.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Afterlife.(Added Author). King, Stephen 1947- Ur.(Added Author).

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  • 100 of 104 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
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  • ISBN: 1501111671
  • ISBN: 9781501111679
  • Physical Description: ix, 495 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Simon & Schuster, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "From a master of the short story, a collection that includes stories never before in print, never published in America, never collected and brand new- with the magnificent bones of interstitial autobiographical comments on when, why and how Stephen Kingcame to write each story"--
"A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Since his first collection, Nightshift, published thirty-five years ago, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short fiction. In this new collection he assembles, for the first time, recent stories that have never been published in a book. He introduces each with a passage about its origins or his motivations for writing it. There are thrilling connections between stories; themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, what we would do differently if we could see into the future orcorrect the mistakes of the past. "Afterlife" is about a man who died of colon cancer and keeps reliving the same life, repeating his mistakes over and over again. Several stories feature characters at the end of life, revisiting their crimes and misdemeanors. Other stories address what happens when someone discovers that he has supernatural powers--the columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries in "Obits;" the old judge in "The Dune" who, as a boy, canoed to a deserted island and saw names written in the sand, the names of people who then died in freak accidents. In "Morality," King looks at how a marriage and two lives fall apart after the wife and husband enter into what seems, at first, a devil's pact they can win. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth.""--
Subject: FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
FICTION / Suspense
Genre: Short stories.
Horror fiction.
Suspense fiction.
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