It: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, 1986 - Fiction - 1138 pages
Soon to be a major motion picture—from master storyteller Stephen King comes his classic #1 New York Times bestseller!

Can an entire city be haunted? The Losers’ Club of 1958 seems to think so. After all, when they were teenagers back then, these seven friends who called the small New England metropolis of Derry their home had first-hand experience with what made this place so horribly different. Every twenty-seven years, something that has existed here for a very long time comes back to terrorize Derry, lurking in the city storm drains and sewers, taking the shape of every nightmare and deepest dread. And yet, time passed and the children grew up, moved away...the horror of what they all experienced buried deep, wrapped in forgetfulness. Now nearly thirty years later, they’re all being called back to Derry for a final life-or-death confrontation with a primordial evil that stirs and coils in the sullen depths of their memories. For the Losers’ Club and the thing known only as “It” have some unfinished business with each other….
 

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I have seen the movies but not the book reading it now. my farther has been saying the books better than the movies i know he is not lying. the books always better. well thats my thought.

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this book has a lot of details and this book is just increadblely detailed and when u read it u feel like u are in the book feeling what the characters are feeling. i just really love this book when I finish reading this book i wanna read it over and over again!!!!

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Contents

THE SHADOW BEFORE
1
After the Flood 1957
91
The First Interlude
187
JUNE OF 1958
209
Bill Denbrough Beats the Devil
282
A Tale from
321
The Dam in the Barrens
372
Georgies Room and the House
413
The Apocalyptic Rockfight
849
The Album
905
The SmokeHole
948
Eddies Bad Break
987
The Bullseye
1091
The Fourth Interlude
1141
THE RITUAL OF CHÜD
1161
The Circle Closes
1278

Cleaning
499
4
520
The Second Interlude
563
GROWNUPS
611
Walking Tours
690
Three Uninvited Guests
791
The Third Interlude
825
Under the City
1307
The Ritual of Chüd
1363
Out
1411
The Last Interlude
1445
BILL DENBROUGH
1461
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
1475
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Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes The Institute, Elevation, The Outsider, Sleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and an AT&T Audience Network original television series). His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His epic works The Dark Tower and It are the basis for major motion pictures, with It now the highest grossing horror film of all time. He is the recipient of the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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