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Skeleton Crew

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781848940888

Price: £10.99

ON SALE: 22nd March 2010

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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A No. 1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 1986 Locus Award for Best Collection, SKELETON CREW is a classic collection of riveting stories from the outer limits of one of the greatest imaginations of our time, now with a stunning new cover look.

Features ‘The Mist’, adapted into both a feature film directed by Frank Darabont and a 2017 Netflix series.

Hold tight. We are going into a number of dark places, but I think I know the way. Just don’t let go of my arm . . .

Unrivalled master of suspense Stephen King takes the unsuspecting reader on a fantastic journey through the dark shadows of our innermost fears.

Do the dead sing?

In this bumper collection of chilling tales, we meet: a woman who has never crossed The Reach, the water dividing her from the mainland; a gramma who only wants to hug little George, even after she is dead; an innocent looking toy with sinister powers; and a primeval sea creature with an insatiable appetite.

This ‘wonderfully gruesome’ collection (The New York Times Book Review) includes:

-The Mist
-Here There Be Tygers
-The Monkey
-Cain Rose Up
-Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut
-The Jaunt
-The Wedding Gig
-Paranoid: A Chant
-The Raft – Word Processor of the Gods
-The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands
-Beachworld
-The Reaper’s Image
-Nona
-For Owen
-Survivor Type
-Uncle Otto’s Truck
-Morning Deliveries (Milkman No. 1)
-Big Wheels: a Tale of the Laundry Game (Milkman No. 2)
-Gramma
-The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet
-The Reach

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Reviews

Liable to leave the reader in a state of shock
<i>Sunday Telegraph</i>
Deliciously scary
<i>Cosmopolitan</i>
As a storyteller King is unbeatable
<i>Mirror</i>