Cell (Paperback)Stephen King (author)
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Stephen King's bestselling apocalyptic thriller is a major motion picture starring John Cusack (1408), Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained) and Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan) coming in August.
'Civilization slipped into its second dark age on an unsurprising track of blood but with a speed that could not have been foreseen by even the most pessimistic futurist. By Halloween, every major city from New York to Moscow stank to the empty heavens and the world as it had been was a memory.'
The event became known as The Pulse. The virus was carried by every cell phone operating within the entire world. Within hours, those receiving calls would be infected.
A young artist Clayton Riddell realises what is happening. He flees the devastation of explosive, burning Boston, desperate to reach his son before his son switches on his little red mobile phone . . .
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 354 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 36 mm
Storytelling - the ability to make the listenener or the reader need to know, deamd to know, what happens next - is a gift . . . Stephen King has this gift in spades. * The Times *
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Fabulous read! A tense thriller, anticipation and fear on every turn of the page.
“One of his best...”
I really enjoyed this book. Everyone has a mobile phone, so it is easy to imagine disaster befalling us due to the fact. Taking his usual trope of a disparate group of people battling a great evil, this really is one... More
This was my first Stephen King read. I found it very good, and compared to some of his other works, it is a light read and a good introduction to the author. However, it is far from perfect. Toward the end,... More
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