The Stephen King Amusement Park
– an unnerving experience, with
rides every which way to hell .. ;
and a few to glory.
A solitary finger pokes out of a
drain. Novelty teeth turn predatory .
. Flies settle and die on an old pair of
sneakers in New York, and the
Nevada desert swallows a Cadillac.
Meanwhile, the legend of Castle
Rock returns … and grows on you.
What does it all mean? What else
could it mean? First there was
Night Shift (1978), then Skeleton Crew
(1985), and now Stephen King is
back with a third collection of stories
– a vast, many-chambered cave of a
The long reach of Step hen King’s
imagination and the no-holds-barred
force of his storytelling have never
been so richly demonstrated.
There’s something here for readers
of every stripe and predilection –
classic tales of the macabre and the
explorations of the borderlands
between good and evil, brilliant
pastiches of Chandler and Conan
Doyle, even a teleplay and a non-
fiction bonus, King’s heartfelt piece
on Little League baseball that first
appeared in The New Yorker. In story
after story, King takes readers to
places they’ve never been before.
They will lose a good deal of sleep.
But Stephen King, writing to beat the
devil, will do their dreaming for
1st edition hardcover. 593 pages. In very good condition with the exception of two tiny spots at the bottom of pages 216 and 217.