Doctor Sleep

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Author
Stephen King
Publisher
Hachette
Genres
Fiction, Thriller
Released
01 October, 2013
ISBN
9781444761177

Doctor Sleep

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    Synopsis

    Finally the answer to what happened to Danny Torrance, the young boy at the heart of The Shining.After his terrible experience in Overlook Hotel, Dan has now settled in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that helps Dan shed his father's legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence.  The remnants of his "shining" power allow Dan to comfort the dying in his job at a nursing home. All the while, on highways across America, a tribe of people called The True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless but feed on the steam of "shining" children as they are slowly tortured to death. When Dan meets Abra Stone he is faced with the brightest "shining" he has ever seen, the allure of which awakens his own demons. Dan must now battle his own demons and the True Knot to save Abra's soul.Steven King, the blockbuster thriller author is back. Producing over thirty books and novellas including Carrie and his most popular book The Shining. Doctor Sleep is the long awaited sequel to The Shining that is guaranteed to horrify and thrill.
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    About the author

    Stephen King

    Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the Bill Hodges trilogy End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award).Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It.King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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