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  • ISBN: 9781432877552
  • ISBN: 1432877550
  • Physical Description: 623 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Mr. Harrigan's phone -- The life of Chuck -- If it bleeds -- Rat.
Summary, etc.:
"The four never-before-published novellas in this collection represent horror master King at his finest, using the weird and uncanny to riff on mortality, the price of creativity, and the unpredictable consequences of material attachments. A teenager discovers that a dead friend's cell phone, which was buried with the body, still communicates from beyond the grave in 'Mr. Harrigan's Phone,' which reads like a Twilight Zone episode infused with an EC Comics vibe. In the profoundly moving 'The Life of Chuck,' a series of apocalyptic incidents bear out one character's claim that 'when a man or a woman dies, a whole world falls to ruin.' 'Rat' sees a frustrated writer strike a Faustian bargain to complete his novel, and in the title story, private investigator Holly Gibney, the recurring heroine of King's Bill Hodges trilogy and The Outsider, faces off against a ghoulish television newscaster who vampirically feeds off the anguish he provokes in his audience by covering horrific tragedies" -- Publishers Weekly.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Short stories, American.
Horror tales, American.
Large type books.
Genre: Short stories.
Short stories.
Horror fiction.
Novellas.
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