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FICTION/King, Stephen
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1st Floor FICTION/King, Stephen Due Jul 11, 2022
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Subjects
Published
New York, N.Y. : Viking 1987.
Language
English
Physical Description
310 p.
ISBN
9781501143106
1501143107
9780451169525
0451169522
0670813648
Main Author
Stephen King, 1947- (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

The #1 New York Times bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage in a remote location by his 'number one fan.' One of 'stephen King's best'genuinely scary' (USA TODAY).Paul Sheldon is a bestselling novelist who has finally met his number one fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes, and she is more than a rabid reader'she is Paul's nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile accident. But she is also furious that the author has killed off her favorite character in his latest book. Annie becomes his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house.Annie wants Paul to write a book that brings Misery back to life'just for her. She has a lot of ways to spur him on. One is a needle. Another is an axe. And if they don't work, she can get really nasty.'terrifying' (San Francisco Chronicle), 'dazzlingly well-written' (The Indianapolis Star), and 'truly gripping' (Publishers Weekly), Misery is 'classic Stephen King...full of twists and turns and mounting suspense' (The Boston Globe).

Review by Publisher Summary 2

The #1 New York Times bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage in a remote location by his “number one fan.” One of “Stephen King’s best…genuinely scary” (USA TODAY).Paul Sheldon is a bestselling novelist who has finally met his number one fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes, and she is more than a rabid reader—she is Paul’s nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile accident. But she is also furious that the author has killed off her favorite character in his latest book. Annie becomes his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house.Annie wants Paul to write a book that brings Misery back to life—just for her. She has a lot of ways to spur him on. One is a needle. Another is an axe. And if they don’t work, she can get really nasty.“Terrifying” (San Francisco Chronicle), “dazzlingly well-written” (The Indianapolis Star), and “truly gripping” (Publishers Weekly), Misery is “classic Stephen King...full of twists and turns and mounting suspense” (The Boston Globe).