The Dark Half (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 3, 1990 - Fiction - 496 pages
28 Reviews
How do you kill something that was never born...

Thad Beaumont would like to say he is innocent.

He’d like to say he has nothing to do with the series of monstrous murders that keep coming closer to his home.

He’d like to say he has nothing to do with the twisted imagination that produced his bestselling novels.

He’d like to say he has nothing to do with the voice on the phone uttering its obscene threats and demanding total surrender.

But how can Thad disown the ultimate embodiment of evil that goes by the name he gave it—and signs its crimes with Thad’s bloody fingerprints?
  

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He is, at best, a hack writer. - Goodreads
... but it's worth reading - And I loved the ending. - Goodreads
I love when Stephen King's main character is a writer. - Goodreads
It's about a writer and his imagination. - Goodreads
A plodder rather than a page turner. - Goodreads
Well, Stephen King knows writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Mara - Goodreads

Brace yourself for some layers of authorship! Ready? This book was written by Stephen King as Stephen King not too long after the "death" by exposure of his pseudonym Richard Bachman. The story is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

3.5 really... Thad Beaumont is suffering from an acute case of killer pseudonym. Having been an unsuccessful writer under his own name (with everyone bar a few critics), he's since gone on to become a ... Read full review

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Contents

Fools Stuffing
Two BREAKING UP HOUSEKEEPING
Three GRAVEYARD BLUES Four DEATH IN A SMALLTOWN
Seven POLICE BUSINESS Eight PANGBORN PAYS A VISIT
Stark TakesCharge Fifteen STARK DISBELIEF
Seventeen WENDY TAKES A FALL
Nineteen STARK MAKES A PURCHASE Twenty OVER THE DEADLINE
The Coming of the Psychopomps
Twenty two THAD ON THE
Twenty three TWO CALLS FOR SHERIFF PANGBORN
Twenty five STEEL MACHINE
Twenty six THE SPARROWS AREFLYING
Epilogue
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Stephen King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. He has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit,” and is the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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