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Danny is only five years old, but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker ...Show synopsisDanny is only five years old, but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, Danny's visions grow out of control. As winter closes in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seems to develop a life of its own. It is meant to be empty. So who is the lady in Room 217 and who are the masked guests going up and down in the elevator? And why do the hedges shaped like animals seem so alive? Somewhere, somehow, there is an evil force in the hotel - and that, too, is beginning to shine ...Hide synopsis
Description:Near fine in very good(-) jacket. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w....Near fine in very good(-) jacket. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Doubleday, 1977. His third book. Early, but not first edition, with original price o the dust wrapper. The wrapper is water-stained on the verso, with some showing through, but not obtrusively; there are some edge-creases & two closed tears. King has signed the book in 1980-"For Jim-All best...and shine on! "
Description:Very Good in Very Good DJ. 447 pp. 8vo. Quarter cloth in dj....Very Good in Very Good DJ. 447 pp. 8vo. Quarter cloth in dj. Inscribed to fellow author and friend. Minor edgewear, sl. soil to dj, rear panel slightly rippled. Light edgewear to book, sl. bumping to sp. foot, foxing to textblock and ep's/title pgs. Inscribed to author/friend.
Description:As New in As New jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Signed by...As New in As New jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Signed by Author USA first edition, 15th printing hardback from Doubleday. Dedicated, SIGNED and dated directly into the book by hand from Stephen King. Great inscription "For Bob-Best wishes...and shine on! , Stephen King 10/20/92". Superb wrappers and housed in protective wrappers. This is The Shining. Made famous in the movies this is where it all began for Jack Torrance AKA Jack Nicholson. Known as one of the world's most reclusive authors. Stephen King rarely appears in public and seldom signs any books. A perfectly presented book with clean tight binding. Unread with good square corners. None price clipped dustwrapper. A very rare book despite a later edition, superb inscription and well presented. A very rare personal hand signed STEPHEN KING book as shown. A GREAT ORIGINAL STEPHEN KING AUTOGRAPH. Genuine STEPHEN KING HAND SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOKS ARE HARD TO COME ACROSS NOWADAYS. Here is stunning original hand signed STEPHEN KING. Buy your STEPHEN KING signed books from the leading STEPHEN KING autograph expert on the internet, from the only STEPHEN KING book store to regularly have over 100 original signed STEPHEN KING editions availlable for ourchase at any one time. The leading internet STEPHEN KING autograph store and world's #1 STEPHEN KING First Edition store RAREANDSIGNED.
Description:Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 447 pages;...Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 447 pages; Signed and inscribed by author on free end page: " For Susan--Best-and shine on! Stephen King 11/5/80" DJ states Book Club edition (no price) with 1169 code on back flap. Code S19 in the gutter on page 447 shows it is a later printing. This book club edition features the original wraparound cover art from the 1977 release (this cover art is no longer available). Bound in black boards, with gold embossing on the spine.; Signed by Author.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Later printing. Quarter cloth....Very Good in Very Good jacket. Later printing. Quarter cloth. 450 pp. Signed by the author. One tiny tear at head of jacket spine. A clean, nearly Fine copy.
Description:First edition, first printing. Remainder spray to lower edge,...First edition, first printing. Remainder spray to lower edge, slight rubbing to spine tips, minor bump to upper front corner, still fine and bright in fine, faintly worn dust jacket in mylar cover. Clipped signature dated 8/25/80 by the author adhered to the title-page.
Description:BOOK NEAR FINE. JACKET VERY GOOD+ 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed...BOOK NEAR FINE. JACKET VERY GOOD+ 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special, decorative bookplate. AN EXTREMELY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. 1ST PRINTING. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. HANDSOME, COLLECTIBLE COPY OF AUTHOR'S THIRD NOVEL!
Description:Doubleday: Garden City 1977. 8.5 x 5.75", cloth backed boards,...Doubleday: Garden City 1977. 8.5 x 5.75", cloth backed boards, 447pp, book is cocked, spine lettering a little dull else ok in slightly used dw. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Description:First edition of the author's third novel and first hardcover...First edition of the author's third novel and first hardcover bestseller. Octavo, original half black cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a an excellent dust jacket with some light wear to the crown. Laid into this copy is the ticket for the Stephen King signing event. "The fact is that The Shining is a masterwork, a bold product of an original vision, a novel of astonishing passion, urgency, tenderness, understanding, and invention… In its uniting of an almost bruising literary power, a deep sensitivity to individual experience, and its operatic convictions, it is a very significant work of art" (Peter Straub).
Description:N/A. Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed and...N/A. Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed and Inscribed By Author First Edition, First Printing. Stated "First Edition" on copyright page with "R49" on last printed page. "$8.95" still on front jacket flap. Signed by King "For Alex-with good wishes" and dated 11/1/80. Small factory flaw w/ rear endpaper attached to rear board. Remainder mark on bottom edge.
Wow!! Where do I even begin? This book is definitely high on Stephen king's top 10 list of his best books. I lost a lot, and I mean A LOT of sleep. One particular scene made me throw the book across the room and hide under the covers. The isolated hotel makes everything so much scarier! The way it ...
This book is full of suspense. I went straight to my library to fing a copy of the book after seeing the movie. I was surprised at how different the book is. The isolation of the hotel works better in the book. The reader feels trapped with the reader and can sense the approaching doom. The family is ...
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