Nightmares & Dreamscapes

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Viking, 1993 - Fiction - 816 pages
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The long reach of King's imagination and the no-holds-barredis storytelling have never been so richly demonstrated. In story after story, several published here for the first time, King takes readers to places they've never been before. A veritable Stephen King "amusement park.

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Creative stories, bad writing. - Goodreads
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Review: Nightmares And Dreamscapes (Nightmares & Dreamscapes)

User Review  - May - Goodreads

I love Stephen King novels but I have to say, none of these short stories grabbed me. I don't know if it's him or me, but this genre is not his strong suit. Read full review

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User Review  - Andrea Clark - Goodreads

Most of the short stories are Grade "B" as another reader mentioned.There were a few that caught my attention but most of the stories I read to pass time,counting pages and looking at the clock hoping ... Read full review



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Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine, on September 21, 1947. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Maine at Orono in 1970, he became a teacher. His spare time was spent writing short stories and novels. King's first novel would never have been published if not for his wife. She removed the first few chapters from the garbage after King had thrown them away in frustration. Three months later, he received a $2,500 advance from Doubleday Publishing for the book that went on to sell a modest 13,000 hardcover copies. That book, Carrie, was about a girl with telekinetic powers who is tormented by bullies at school. She uses her power, in turn, to torment and eventually destroy her mean-spirited classmates. When United Artists released the film version in 1976, it was a critical and commercial success. The paperback version of the book, released after the movie, went on to sell more than two-and-a-half million copies. Many of King's other horror novels have been adapted into movies, including The Shining, Firestarter, Pet Semetary, Cujo, Misery, The Stand, and The Tommyknockers. Under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, King has written the books The Running Man, The Regulators, Thinner, The Long Walk, Roadwork, and Rage. King is one of the world's most successful writers, with more than 100 million copies of his works in print. Many of his books have been translated into foreign languages, and he writes new books at a rate of about one per year. In 2003, he received the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In 2012 his title, The Wind Through the Keyhole made The New York Times Best Seller List. King's title's Mr. Mercedes and Revival made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014.

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