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Four unforgettable novellas that explore the dark side of human nature from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King.
"Does anybody really know anybody? Before tonight she certainly would have thought so."
In "1922," a violence awakens inside a man when his wife proposes selling off the family homestead, setting in motion a grisly train of murder and madness.
A mystery writer is brutally assaulted in "Big Driver" by a stranger along a Massachusetts back road and plots a revenge that will bring her face-to-face with another stranger: the one inside herself.
In "Fair Extension," making a deal with the devil not only saves a man from terminal illness but also provides rich recompense for a lifetime of resentment.
Finally, the trust forged by more than twenty years of matrimony is irrevocably shattered when a woman makes a chance discovery leading to the horrifying implications of just who her husband really is in "A Good Marriage."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mstrust - LibraryThing
Four extra long short stories. "1922" is the story of a long-married Nebraska farmer who learns that his combative wife has taken steps to leave him in financial ruin. To keep his farm, he enlists ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jadedog13 - LibraryThing
I found this to be a difficult read. I love Stephen King, but this one was a little too realistic for me. Except for the first story, I could easily imagine these happening in real life. I guess I prefer my horror a little more fictional. :) Read full review