Nightmares & Dreamscapes

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

The classic short story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King!

A wrong turn on a lonely road lands a wayward couple in Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon, where there’s no escaping the free nightly concert….A novelty toy becomes an unexpected and terrifying instrument of self-defense….An ex-con pieces together a map to unearth a stolen million dollars—but at what price?...A private investigator in Depression-era Los Angeles is finding his life unraveling as he discovers the shocking truth of who he really is….A third-grade teacher is willing to dig deep in order to exact revenge for his murdered wife.... These are just some of the haunting scenarios to be found in this classic collection—spellbinding tales from the darkest places and the unparalleled imagination of fiction’s master storyteller.

Stories include:
-Dolan's Cadillac
-The End of the Whole Mess
-Suffer the Little Children
-The Night Flier
-Popsy
-It Grows on You
-Chattery Teeth
-Dedication
-The Moving Finger
-Sneakers
-You Know They Got a Hell of a Band
-Home Delivery
-Rainy Season
-My Pretty Pony
-Sorry, Right Number
-The Ten O'Clock People
-Crouch End
-The House on Maple Street
-The Fifth Quarter
-The Doctor's Case
-Umney's Last Case
-Head Down
-Brooklyn August
  • Pocket Books | 
  • 912 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781439102565 | 
  • June 2009
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Posted by Sarah Jane Abbott

It seems as though nearly everything Stephen King writes is adapted into some sort of film. Many of these adaptions have become iconic horror movies, while some are lesser known. They are based on King's novels, short stories, novellas, and even...

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About the Author

Stephen King
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Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), End of Watch, the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad DreamsFinders KeepersMr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and now an AT&T Audience Network original television series), Doctor Sleep, and Under the Dome. His novel 11/22/63—a recent Hulu original television series event—was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers. His epic works The Dark Tower and It are the basis for major motion pictures. He is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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