Duma Key

Duma Key Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781416552512
Year 2008-01-22
Pages 611
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Renting a house on the Florida coast after suffering a crippling accident and ending his marriage, construction millionaire Edgar Freemantle creates works of art that lead him to discover unsettling elements from his landlady's enigmatic family history.

The Appeal

The Appeal Author John Grisham
ISBN-10 9780307576125
Year 2010-03-16
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Dell
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history. The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict—or reverse it. The chemical company is owned by a Wall Street predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is convinced the Court is not friendly enough to his interests. With judicial elections looming, he decides to try to purchase himself a seat on the Court. The cost is a few million dollars, a drop in the bucket for a billionaire like Mr. Trudeau. Through an intricate web of conspiracy and deceit, his political operatives recruit a young, unsuspecting candidate. They finance him, manipulate him, market him, and mold him into a potential Supreme Court justice. Their Supreme Court justice. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

Black House

Black House Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781451698374
Year 2012-11-06
Pages 848
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The acclaimed #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling horror novel from the undisputed King of Horror, Stephen King’s Black House is now reprinted for a modern-day audience. Twenty years ago, a boy named Jack Sawyer traveled to a parallel universe called the Territories to save his mother and her Territories “Twinner” from an agonizing death that would have brought cataclysm to the other world. Now Jack is a retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in the nearly nonexistent hamlet of Tamarack, Wisconsin. He has no recollection of his adventures in the Territories, and was compelled to leave the police force when an odd, happenstance event threatened to awaken those memories. When a series of gruesome murders occur in western Wisconsin that are reminiscent of those committed several decades ago by a madman named Albert Fish, the killer is dubbed “the Fishman,” and Jack’s buddy, the local chief of police, begs Jack to help the inexperienced force find him. But are these new killings merely the work of a disturbed individual, or has a mysterious and malignant force been unleashed in this quiet town? What causes Jack’s inexplicable waking dreams—if that is what they are—of robins’ eggs and red feathers? It’s almost as if someone is trying to tell him something. As this cryptic message becomes increasingly impossible to ignore, Jack is drawn back to the Territories and to his own hidden past, where he may find the soul-strength to enter a terrifying house at the end of a deserted tract of forest, there to encounter the obscene and ferocious evils sheltered within it.

Blaze

Blaze Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781848941076
Year 2010-03-22
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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At 6’7” and built like a bear, Clay Blaisdell is one big mother, but his capers are strictly small-time until he meets George Rackley. George introduces him to a hundred cons and the one big score that every small timer dreams of: kidnap. The Gerards are filthy rich, and their child, the last twig on the family tree, could be worth millions. And after all a baby can’t ID you, so you can return it alive. There’s only one problem: when the time comes for the deal to go down, George, the brains of the partnership, has died. Or has he? Now Blaze is running into the teeth of a howling storm and the cops are closing in. He’s got a baby as a hostage, and the Crime of the Century just turned into a race against time in the white hell of the Maine woods. Lost for years amongst Stephen King’s papers, and published for the first time ever in 2007, Blaze is a heartstopping thriller reminiscent of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men with the power of a noir fable.

Stephen King s Contemporary Classics

Stephen King s Contemporary Classics Author Philip L. Simpson
ISBN-10 9781442244917
Year 2014-11-13
Pages 242
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Many readers know Stephen King for his early works of horror, from his fiction debut Carrie to his blockbuster novels The Shining, The Stand, and Misery, among others. While he continues to be a best-selling author, King’s more recent fiction has not received the kind of critical attention that his books from the 1970s and 1980s enjoyed. Recent novels like Duma Key and 1/22/63 have been marginalized and, arguably, cast aside as anomalies within the author’s extensive canon. In Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror, Philip L. Simpson and Patrick McAleer present a collection of essays that analyze, assess, and critique King’s post-1995 compositions. Purposefully side-stepping studies of earlier work, these essays are arranged into three main parts: the first section examines five King novels published between 2009 and 2013, offering genuinely fresh scholarship on King; the second part looks at the development of King’s distinct brand of horror; the third section departs from probing the content of King’s writing and instead focuses on King’s process. By concentrating on King’s most recent writings, this collection offers provocative insights into the author’s work, featuring essays on Dr. Sleep, Duma Key, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Joyland, Under the Dome, and others. As such, Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics will appeal to general fans of the author’s work as well as scholars of Stephen King and modern literature.

Jack Canfield s Key to Living the Law of Attraction

Jack Canfield s Key to Living the Law of Attraction Author Jack Canfield
ISBN-10 9780757306587
Year 2007-12-03
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Health Communications, Inc.
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A guide for understanding and using the Law of Attraction--a concept which states that people attract whatever they focus on--that includes instructions, exercises, and techniques to improve people's lives by changing the way they think.

Dolores Claiborne

Dolores Claiborne Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781501143809
Year 2016-05-03
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one that tests her own will to survive. "Everything I did, I did for love..." When Vera Donovan, one of the wealthiest and most ill-natured residents of Maine's Little Tall Island, dies suddenly in her home, suspicion is immediately cast on her housekeeper and caretaker, Dolores Claiborne. Dolores herself is no stranger to such mistrust, thanks to the local chatter and mysterious circumstances surrounding her abusive husband's death twenty-nine years earlier. But if this is truly to be the day of Dolores Claiborne's reckoning, she has a few things of her own that she'd like to get off her chest...and begins to confess a spirited, intimate, and harrowing tale of the darkest secrest hidden within her hardscrabble existence, revealing above all one woman's unwavering determination to weather the storm of her life with grace and protect the one she loves, no matter what the cost....

Tapahtumapaikkana Duma Key

Tapahtumapaikkana Duma Key Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9789513163778
Year 2011-12-31
Pages 650
Language fi
Publisher Tammi
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Edgar Freemantle joutuu onnettomuuteen ja käy lähellä kuolemaa. Mutta edessä on painajaisista pahin - Duma Key Rakennusurakoitsija Edgar Freemantle selviytyy nipin napin hengissä vakavasta työtapaturmasta. Hän menettää oikean kätensä, ja lisäksi puhe, näkö ja muisti takkuilevat. Hän kärsii myös voimakkaista kivuista ja ailahtelevista mielialoista. Raivopäissään Edgar on hyökännyt kaksi kertaa jopa vaimonsa kimppuun. Nyt vaimo haluaa erota. Psykologinsa neuvosta Edgar ottaa maantieteellistä etäisyyttä tapahtumiin. Hän muuttaa Minnesotasta Floridan rannikolle ja vuokraa vaaleanpunaisen rantatalon Duma Keyn saarelta. Hän ryhtyy piirtämään ja maalaamaan, ja vaikuttaa melkein siltä kuin hänestä pursuava luovuus ja lahjakkuus tulisivat jostain ulkopuolelta. Pian Edgar huomaa, että hänen kuumeisesti maalaamansa työt vaikuttavat arvaamattoman voimakkaasti saaren elämään. Vähitellen alkaa paljastua talon omistajan Elizabeth Eastlaken traaginen perhetarina, ja menneisyyden haamut tuhoisine voimineen nousevat esiin. Kingin uuden romaanin aineksia ovat kuoleman kohtaaminen, muistot, luovuus, pahuus. Pelottava ja yliluonnollinen Tapahtumapaikkana Duma Key pitää tiukasti pihdeissään.

Under the Dome Part 2

Under the Dome  Part 2 Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781476767284
Year 2014-03-25
Pages 603
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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After an invisible force field seals off Chester Mills, Maine, from the rest of the world, it is up to Dale Barbara, an Iraq veteran, and a select group of citizens to save the town, if they can get past Big Jim Rennie, a murderous politician, and his son, who hides a horrible secret in his dark pantry. Reprint.

The Talisman

The Talisman Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781848941021
Year 2008-01-10
Pages 992
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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In a terrifying trip across America, young Jack Sawyer is searching for the Talisman, the only thing that can save his dying mother. His quest takes him into the menacing Territories where violence, surprise and the titanic struggle between good and evil reach across a mythic landscape.

Stephen King Goes to the Movies

Stephen King Goes to the Movies Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781416592365
Year 2009-01-20
Pages 626
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A collection of five short stories that have been made into movies includes "The Mangler," in which a skeptical writer investigates a supposedly haunted hotel room that has apparently caused at least forty-two deaths.

Lisey s Story

Lisey s Story Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781416585718
Year 2008-09-09
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Two years after losing her husband of twenty-five years, Lisey looks back at the sometimes frightening intimacy that marked their marriage, her husband's successes as an award-winning novelist, and his secretive nature that established Lisey's supernatural belief systems, on which she eventually comes to depend for survival. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Duma Key versione italiana

Duma Key  versione italiana Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9788873398837
Year 2013-12-13
Pages 768
Language it
Publisher Sperling & kupfer
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Un romanzo straordinariamente inquietante con il ritmo vorticoso di un thriller. CONTIENE L'ANTICIPAZIONE DI "DOCTOR SLEEP", L'ATTESISSIMO SEGUITO DI "SHINING".

Monster

Monster Author Walter Dean Myers
ISBN-10 9780061975028
Year 2009-10-06
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives. Monster is a multi-award-winning, provocative coming-of-age story that was the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award recipient, an ALA Best Book, a Coretta Scott King Honor selection, and a National Book Award finalist. In 2016, Monster was turned into a film starring Jennifer Hudson, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., A$AP Rocky. The late Walter Dean Myers was a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, who was known for his commitment to realistically depicting kids from his hometown of Harlem.