Four Past Midnight, Volume 2

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Signet, 1991 - Fiction - 744 pages
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The world's bestselling author, Stephen King, presents four novellas of the dark side in the tradition of his own "Different Seasons" in "Four Past Midnight":
A domestic flight makes an unusual stopover in the land of "The Langoliers; " a writer confronts the reality of his success in "Secret Window, Secret Garden; " after being scolded by "The Library Policeman, " you'll never return a book late again; and once again the community of Castle Rock finds itself besieged by a nasty pooch in "The Sun Dog."
Four minutes past the hour, four times the terror, four tales for the price of one!
Praise for "Four Past Midnight":
"These four novellas demonstrate the qualities that have made King by far the world's most popular author."-- "Chicago Tribune"
"These stories will grab and not let go."-- "Washington Post"
"Four spellbinding tales of evil."-- "Playboy"

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

Two pretty bad short stories and two mediocre ones - the way I decide which ones are which depend on the day, except that The Langoliers is pretty terrible no matter what. (No one's afraid of bouncy ... Read full review

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

This book is really a collection of 4 novellas, each one about 180 pages long--so it's not a typical 'short story collection'. :) 1 of 4 stories (novellas) down: Secret Window. It was good. I saw the ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

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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