The Shining

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Anchor Books, 1977 - Fiction - 659 pages
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Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote . . . and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old.

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Spoiler alert: the ending disappointed me somehow. - Goodreads
Don't get me wrong; King's writing is excellent. - Goodreads
I do have a bit of an issue with pacing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ben Fleck - Goodreads

Are there any words for this book? There are no words. I was blown away, freaked out, and terribly troubled by this page turner. Wow, Stephen King, just wow! This is definitely my favorite of his ... Read full review

Its Brilliant

User Review  - Varsha Chakrab... - Flipkart

Ordered on 6th June, and received on 11th June, delivery was so fast.. M happy and bout the book, its just brilliant.. Its spine chilling... Read full review

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are 11/22/63; Full Dark, No Stars; Under the Dome; Just After Sunset; Duma Key; Lisey's Story; Cell; and the concluding novels in the Dark Tower saga: Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, and The Dark Tower. His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, is also a bestseller. He was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007, he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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