The Shining - The Shining (Paperback)Stephen King (author)
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One of King’s most famous novels is also one of his most chilling; the spine-tingling story of a hotel caretaker driven to monstrous insanity by supernatural forces.
One of the true classics of horror fiction, The Shining is regarded as one of Stephen King's masterpieces.
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...
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 36 mm
'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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“Horror at It's best!”
Fantastic book! A Stephen King masterpiece, superbly written, a real page Turner, loved this book!
This is Stephen King's finest work and one of the best horror novels ever written. Jack Torrance becomes the winter caretaker at the Overlook Hotel and, taking his wife and child with him, becomes increasingly... More
“Great Book, awful film.”
Just finished off the book and i really enjoyed, great development and strong storyline and also a lovely background to the characters past all done in the perfect king way. Pick up a copy!!
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