Doctor Sleep (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)
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- Sales Rank:1,768,457
- Format:Large Print
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.8
- Dimensions (in):8.9 x 5.9 x 1.5
- Publication Date:October 9, 2013
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A New York Times Bestselling Author Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever in this instantly riveting story of the now middle-aged Dan Torrance, the boy protagonist from The Shining, and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of devoted fans of The Shining and satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.
An Amazon Best Book of the Month, September 2013: What ever happened to Danny Torrance? For the 36 years since The Shining was first published, the answer has been left to our imaginations. Finally we catch up with Dan as his creator envisions him: a flawed middle-aged man with a tragic past -- his special gift, "shining," dulled with age and alcohol. He's "Doctor Sleep" now, a hospice worker who eases the end of patients' lives. He also happens to be the only one who can help a little girl with her own special gift. This is not simply The Shining II. Not only does this story stand on its own, it manages to magnify the supernatural quality that first drew us to young Danny, expanding its mystery and its intensity in a way that might even reach beyond this book into the rest of the King-iverse... and beyond. (Easter egg alert: look for the nod to King's son Joe Hill's recent book N0S4A2.) --Robin A. Rothman
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