Night Shift

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Doubleday, 1978 - Fiction - 336 pages
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Night Shift—Stephen King's first collection of stories—is an early showcase of the depths that King's wicked imagination could plumb. In these 20 tales, we see mutated rats gone bad (“Graveyard Shift”); a cataclysmic virus that threatens humanity (“Night Surf,” the basis for The Stand); a smoker who will try anything to stop (“Quitters, Inc.”); a reclusive alcoholic who begins a gruesome transformation (“Gray Matter”); and many more. This is Stephen King at his horrifying best.

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User Review  - Tessa - Goodreads

Favorites: Jerusalem's Lot Night Surf Trucks Strawberry Spring The Ledge Quitters, Inc. Children of the Corn The Last Rung on the Ladder I had to read this for a college class, but I actually really ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca McNutt - Goodreads

Night Shift had some amazing stories, really creepy and weird at times. I remember seeing all the film adaptations of these stories in the 7th grade so it was great to read the stories that started them. Read full review

About the author (1978)

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are 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. In 2003, he was awarded the 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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