Misery

by Stephen King

eBooks of the Month Horror Thriller and Suspense

Misery Synopsis

A 2012 World Book Night selection.

Misery Chastain was dead. Paul Sheldon had just killed her - with relief, with joy. Misery had made him rich; she was the heroine of a string of bestsellers. And now he wanted to get on to some real writing. That's when the car accident happened, and he woke up in pain in a strange bed. But it wasn't the hospital. Annie Wilkes had pulled him from the wreck, brought him to her remote mountain home, splinted and set his mangled legs. The good news was that Annie was a nurse and has pain-killing drugs. The bad news was that she was Paul's Number One Fan. And when she found out what Paul had done to Misery, she didn't like it. She didn't like it at all. And now he had to bring Misery back to life. Or else ...

Misery Press Reviews

'A writer of excellence...King is one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel'
Sunday Times

'One of the great storytellers of our time'
Guardian

'America's greatest living novelist'
Lee Child

'[A] genius for storytelling'
Daily Mirror

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ISBN: 9781444720716
Publication date: 07/07/2011
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444720716
Publication date: 7th July 2011
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Horror, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Horror & ghost stories, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Stephen King

Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. He made his first professional short story sale in 1967 to Startling Mystery Stories. In the fall of 1973, he began teaching high school English classes at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine. Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels. In the spring of 1973, Doubleday & Co., accepted the novel Carrie for publication, providing him the means to leave teaching and write full-time. He has since published over 40 books ...

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