The Shining by Stephen King Paperback Book


Rent The Shining

Author: Stephen King

Narrator: Campbell Scott

Format: Unabridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Published: Jul 2005

Genre: Fiction - Horror - General

Retail Price: $49.95

Discs: 14


In an enormous, snowbound hotel in Colorado, a caretaker is slowly driven mad by his own failings, sheer isolation, and a supernatural presence in the hotel. His son, possessed of a strange "gift' of premonition, and his wife can only stand by and watch. A classic horror novel.

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BookLender review by Jim V. on 2010-01-11 16:41:04

As a long time fan I have read just about everything King ever wrote but for some reason I never read The Shining so other than the hype about the movies I was unfamiliar with the details of the story. The beginning is slow and somewhat depressing sorry Mr. King but once it gets going it just never stops! I listen during my hour commute each way and there were a couple times when I would sit in the parking lot at work or my garage for more than 15 minutes totally engrossed in the story. This is a must listen for anyone like me who has not read the book or seen the movies - for others, try it anyway - I think you'll like it.