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Danny is only five years old but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, Danny's visions grow out of control. As winter closes in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seems to develop a life of its own. It is meant to be empty. So who is the lady in Room 217 and who are the masked guests going up and down in the elevator? And why do the hedges shaped like animals seem so alive?…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Danny is only five years old but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, Danny's visions grow out of control. As winter closes in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seems to develop a life of its own. It is meant to be empty. So who is the lady in Room 217 and who are the masked guests going up and down in the elevator? And why do the hedges shaped like animals seem so alive?
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Hodder And Stoughton Ltd.
  • Seitenzahl: 512
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10. November 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 195mm x 126mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 355g
  • ISBN-13: 9781444720723
  • ISBN-10: 1444720724
  • Artikelnr.: 33068348
Autorenporträt
STEPHEN KING is the author of more than sixty books, all worldwide bestsellers. His recent titles include The Institute, which was described by the Sunday Express as a 'masterpiece', The Outsider (voted winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for best Mystery and Thriller 2018), and If It Bleeds. Many of his titles have been turned into celebrated films, TV series and streamed events including IT, 'a book which speaks to everybody' (Guardian), The Shawshank Redemption and Stand By Me. King was the recipient of America's prestigious 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In 2007 he also won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife Tabitha King in Maine.
Rezensionen
A master storyteller. Los Angeles Times

Scary! . . . Serves up horrors at a brisk, unflagging pace. The New York Times

This chilling novel will haunt you, and make your blood run cold and your heart race with fear. Nashville Banner

Guaranteed to frighten you into fits. . . . with a climax that is literally explosive. Cosmopolitan

The most wonderfully gruesome man on the planet. USA Today

An undisputed master of suspense and terror. The Washington Post

[King] probably knows more about scary goings-on in confined, isolated places than anybody since Edgar Allan Poe. Entertainment Weekly

He s the author who can always make the improbable so scary you ll feel compelled to check the locks on the front door. The Boston Globe

Peerless imagination. The Observer (London)